Origin – Mutation of Granny Smith.
Picking date – after Golden Delicious.
Fruit size – Small to medium.
Blossom date – Before Golden Delicious
Pollinator are – Gala, Golden Delicious.
Pollinator for – For most of Delicious varieties.
Vigor – Strong
Time till first cropping /yields – Average /Very good yields
Susceptibility to alternate bearing / thinning – possible susceptibility to alternate bearing / easy thinning.
Susceptibility / resistance to diseases – Susceptible to scab
Skin / shape – green with white lenticels, more pronounced than on Granny Smith.
Flesh / taste – juicy and crisp, sharp and not to sweet taste.
Storage potential – Good for storage.
For elevation above sea level- 5800 Feets – 9000 Feets.
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