In Lithuania – early winter cultivar.
Fruit - large (163 g), flat globose. Skin matted, ground colour yellow, large party of skin covered by flushed red overcolour and various length stripes, plenty of small and medium lenticels.
Harvest: the middle of September.
Stores in cool storage till middle of January.
medium length and thick
Stalk cavity : deep, medium width, covered by greenish brown russet
opened or semi opened
Sepals : wide, greenish, hairy
Eye basin : deep, wide or medium wide, corect funnel shape, skin colour yellow
yellowish white, fine consistence, soft, juicy
Brix : 13 %
Seeds : thick, medium large
Flavour : sweet, good or very good
Firmness : 75 N/cm²
Seed locules : wide, opened
Skin firmness : 315 N/cm²
Titrable acids : 0.45 %
About the cultivar
Origin: Lithuania, breeders: D. Bulavienė, A. Bandaravičius, B. Gelvonauskis.
Cross combination – (‘Pepin Shafranny’ x ‘Monarch’) x ‘Prima’.
Owner – Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Institute of Horticulture (Babtai), 1999.
Use : dessert
Tree : very vigorous, suitable to grow with rootstocks P 60, B.396, M.9, P 22.
Winter hardiness : very good in Lithuania
Type of production : early, productive, annually yielding
Resistance to diseases : resistant to scab (Vf/Rvi6), to apple blotch, mildew, sensitive to Ca deficit. Suitable for organic orchards.