In Lithuania – early winter cultivar.
Fruits medium large (128 g), globose cylindrical. Skin glossy, waxy, covered with bright red, during ripening becomes dark red. Lenticels pale, small. Fruits get color also in crown shade.
Harvest: the I decade of September.
Stores 4 months in cool storage.
long or medium long, medium thick
Stalk cavity : deep, narrow, regular funnel shape, russeted
close or semi open
Sepals : medium wide, greenish
Eye basin : medium deep, wide, ribbed
yellowish, juicy, crisp
Brix : 12.5%
Seeds : medium large, acute
Flavour : acid sweet, very goodin Lithuania, only medium in Latvia
Firmness : 59 N/cm²
Seed locules : open, medium wide
Skin firmness : 191 N/cm²
Titrable acids : 0.5 %
About the cultivar
Origin: Lithuania. Breeders: B. Gelvonauskis, D. Gelvonauskienė, A. Sasnauskas.
Cross combination: ‘Katja’ × ‘Prima’.
Owner – Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Institute of Horticulture (Babtai), 2013.
Use : dessert
Tree : medium vigorous, suitable to grow on roostocks MM.106, B.118, B.396, P 14, M.26, P 60, M.9.
Winter hardiness : good in Lithuania
Type of production : early, productive, annual bearing
Resistance to diseases : resistant to scab (Vf/Rvi6), apple blotch. Suitable for organic gardening.