Very popular Russian variety of winter 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 and high market value.
Vigour: medium-strong, upright, columnar, final height 2 m, has very few side shoots and is therefore ideal for smaller gardens
Blossom: it is necessary to either plant two different and compatible kinds of apples in close proximity to each other to cross-pollinate
Fruit: average weight 140 g, sometimes 200-250 g, round shape
Fruit colour: cover color bright red, peel shiny, firm and thin
Pulp: whitish, juicy, fine-grained, sweet and sour dessert taste with a strong aroma
Harvest season: late September
Storage: until end of january
Yeald: high and regular. 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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