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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.