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GRANNY SMITH CHALLENGER® – APPLE VARIETY

Posted on | August 13, 2020 | No Comments

Variety GRANNY SMITH CHALLENGER®

Origin – Mutation of Granny Smith.
Picking date – after Golden Delicious.
Fruit size – Small to medium.

G1
Tree

Blossom date – Before Golden Delicious
Pollinator are – Gala, Golden Delicious.

Pollinator for – For most of Delicious varieties.

Vigour – 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

Fruit

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.

License- GRANNY SMITH CHALLENGER® DALIVAIR C.O.V.

 

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