Russian variety of late-autumn disease-resistant columnar apple. This variety is also suitable for climatically less suitable locations for apple growing. Gardeners particularly value this variety for its excellent taste.
Origin: VNIISPK Oryol Russia, breeder V.V. Kichina and N.G. Morozova, variety registered in 2015
Vigour: medium-strong, semi-dwarf, columnar, final height 2 m, crown closely pyramidal
Blossom: cross-pollinate, it is necessary to either plant two different and compatible kinds of apples in close proximity to each other to cross-pollinate
Fruit: weight under standard conditions 100 - 150 g, some apples even 200 g
Fruit colour: attractive bright dark red blush on the entire surface
Pulp: snow-white, juicy with fine-grained texture and strong apple aroma. The taste is honey-sweet with gentle acidity.
Harvest season: first half of September
Storage: until January
Yeald high and regular, on average about 6 kg of apples can be obtained from a tree, but with good care, this yield can be up to 10 kg. Columnar apple trees will sometimes fruit the first year after planting, but usually start fruiting best in their third year and beyond.
Frost resistance: very good
Disease resistance: immune to scab (Vf gene), resistance to other fungal diseases at the level of the best resistant apple varieties. Suitable for organic or no-spray culture.
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