Varieties

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Golden

Golden Delicious Klon B Lb®

M9 T 337
KSB
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This variety is distinguished by high, regular yields, fruitfulness and good fruit size. The apple tends to russeting. An attractive shape and colour with uniform lenticels are characteristic.

Medium to large fruit
Elongated shape
Greenish-yellow colour, yellow when fully ripe, may have red cheeks
Yellow, firm, crisp and juicy flesh
Sweet taste, slightly acidic, juicy
The skin tends to be thin and not very waxy

 

Selection from Golden Clone B, Laimburg Testing Centre, 1978

 

Moderately strong growth
Medium-late flowering period, good pollinator

 

Early September to mid October depending on altitude, not especially susceptible to premature shedding of fruit

 

Good suitability for storage; available from mid September to August from CA storage

 

Golden Delicious Klon Reinders®

M9 T 337
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Golden Delicious Clone Reinders is suitable for cultivation in less than optimal areas. The fruit is not very susceptible to russeting and has a very smooth skin with a small number of typical lenticels. It has a very attractive characteristic shape.  Yields are high and regular; timely harvesting is essential.

Medium to large fruit
Highly elongated
Green background colour turns yellow when fully ripe. Green on the shaded side, may have red cheeks
Skin is not very thick, very smooth, and somewhat waxy
Sweet taste, low acidity, juicy
Flesh is yellowy, firm, and crisp

 

Mutation of Golden Delicious, found in the Netherlands, grown since the 1990s

 

Medium growth, side branches initially grow at open angles
Medium-late flowering period, good pollinator

 

Early September to mid October depending on altitude,

 

Good suitability for storage; available from mid September to August from CA storage

 

Golden Delicious Klon Smoothee®

M9 T 337
KSB
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Clone Smoothee®  features high, regular yields, fruitfulness and a lower tendency to russeting than is the case with Golden Clone B®. Fruits have an attractive shape and colour.

Medium-sized, smooth-skinned fruit
Pale green background colour, yellow when fully ripe, may have red cheeks.
Elongated shape
Flesh is yellowy, firm, and crisp
Sweet flavour, low acidity, juicy

 

Sprout mutation of Golden Delicious discovered in the USA in 1958

 

Medium growth, side branches initially grow at open angles
Medium-late flowering period, good pollinator

 

Early September to mid October depending on altitude,

 

Good suitability for storage; available from mid September to August from CA storage

 

Golden Parsi (prov.PBR) da rosa®

M9 T 337
KIKU GmbH
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According to what is known and has been observed so far, Golden Parsi can compete with Golden Reinders as far as russeting is concerned whilst maintaining the qualities of the Clone B variety. The shape of the fruit is elongated, with characteristic bumps around the calyx.

Medium to large fruit
Elongated shape
Greenish-yellow colour, yellow when fully ripe, may have red cheeks
Yellow, firm, crisp and juicy flesh
No russeting
Lenticels and yellow colour like Golden Del. Clone B Lb

 

Mutant of Golden Clone B, found in Parcines (South Tyrol)
Licence holder: KIKU GmbH.

 

With its darker wood, Golden Parsi is clearly distinguishable from all other Golden varieties
Medium growth
Medium- late flowering period, good pollinator

 

Early September to mid October depending on altitude

 

Good suitability for storage; available from mid September to August from CA storage

 

Gala

Gala Schniga® SchniCo red

M9 T 337
Schniga GmbH
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This variety was obtained from a bud mutation of a Gala Schniga® Schnitzer© and has a more intense covering colour than this. It is especially suited to areas with little colouring.

Intense, dark red, blushed covering colour
Medium-sized, flattened conical-shaped fruit
Very pale yellow, juicy flesh

 

Bud mutant of Gala Schniga® Schnitzer©
Found in Nals (South Tyrol)
Licence holder: Schniga GmbH

 

Medium growth
High yield
Moderately late flowering period (2 days before Golden Delicious)

 

Mid August

 

Late August to mid March

 

Gala Schniga® SchniCo

M9 T 337
Schniga GmbH
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The SchniCo© cultivar was produced from a bud mutation of the Gala Schniga® variety at the KSB (Consortium of South Tyrolean Nurseries)’s facility. High yields due to the new virus-free generation of SchniCo© with less regression and more colour than is the case with the Schniga® are characteristic.

Medium-sized, flattened conical-shaped fruit
Distinctive covering colour, striped, early colouration
Not especially thick, smooth, somewhat waxy skin
Elongated
Yellow, juicy flesh, moderate sugar content, low acidity

 

Bud mutation of Gala Schniga ® Schnitzer©
Discovered in the cutting nursery of the KSB in Corzano/Brescia
License holder: Schniga GmbH

 

Medium growth
High yields
Medium-late flowering period (2 days before Golden Delicious)

 

Mid August

 

Late August to mid March

 

Fuji

Fuji SAN-CIV® FUCIV51 (PBR)

M9 T 337
Consorzio Italiano Vivaisti (CIV)
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The fruit is very attractive and in suitable areas, it can reach an almost totally coloration. The size of the fruit is large with a globular shape. The flesh is yellow, crunchy and juicy.

The sensitivity to biennial bearing requires careful handling of the plants, especially when pruning and thinning.

Big fruit size

Globular

Bright red colour, uniform and intense

Fruit with a high sugar level, a balanced acidity level and intense flavour

Brix: 14,5° - 16,0°

Acidity: 5-6 g/l Malic Acid

Long storabillity in controlled atmosphere. Excellent shelf life.

 

Mutation of Fuji

 

Plant vigour medium to strong

Medium flowering time

High and constant productivity

 

Late

 

Mid-October to mid-June

 

Fuji KO-CIV®FUCIV181 (prov. PBR)

M9 T 337
Consorzio Italiano Vivaisti (CIV)
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Fruit with the typical characteristics of the Fuji group, characterized by a very attractive bright red colour with stripes.

The sensitivity to biennial bearing requires careful handling of the plants, especially when pruning and thinning.

Large fruit size

Globular

Bright red color, with stripes, on a yellow background

Sweet but at the same time very balanced thanks to a good level of acidity

Brix: 14,5° - 16,0°

Acidity: 5-6 g/l Malic Acid

Excellent shelf life 

 

Mutation of Fuji

 

Vigour medium

Medium flowering time

High productivity

 

Late

 

Mid-October to mid-June

 

Fuji KIKU® Fubrax (PBR)

M9 T 337
KIKU GmbH
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The Fubrax clone unites many positive characteristics of the Fuji.  The fruits are uniformly large, striped and bright ruby red, even on the shaded side. Other advantages are good yields, large fruit and a long shelf life.
The fast growth rate of the tree and sensitivity to biennial bearing requires careful handling of the plants, especially when pruning and thinning.

Medium to large fruit
Bright red covering colour with distinctive stripes
Strong colour, even on the shaded side
Crisp, aromatic flesh
High sugar content

 

Branch mutation of Fuji, selected by Alois Braun in South Tyrol, Italy and trademarked

 

Medium to strong growth
Robust branches
Medium-late flowering period

 

Mid October

 

Mid October to mid July

 

KING® Grofn Fuji Standard (prov.PBR)

M9 T 337
KIKU GmbH
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Also suitable for cultivation in weak color locations
Excellent resistance to sunburn due to early coloration
Good packout, susceptible to biannual bearing when overloaded

Ruby red blushed
Early coloration, full intense red coloration
Attractive blushed cover color through the entire fruit surface

 

Mutation of Fuji

 

Medium to strong growth

 

Red Delicious

ROAT KING® Red Delicious

M9 T 337
KIKU GmbH
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This variety has a very attractive solid blushed red color. The big, naturally long fruit is characterized by its luminous dark red overcolor.

Big, naturally long fruit

Solid, blushed Red Delicious

Intense bright dark red color

Excellent shelf life

Long conservation in a controlled atmosphere.

 

Strain of Hapke

 

Growth: Semi-Spur

 

Starting mid-September, equal to Golden Delicious

 

Mid-September to May

 

Red Delicious Scarlet® Spur

M9 T 337
Pepineres du Valois
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The fruit is blushed, full coloured and dark red. Productivity is excellent and the tree begins to bear fruit very early.
Red Delicious Scarlet Spur is one of the best performing Spurs. Furthermore, colouration is very good, even under unfavourable conditions.

Medium to large in size
Intense dark red covering colour, blushed and full coloured
Thick, smooth, slightly waxy skin, many visible white lenticels
In comparison with other Red Delicious, tends to be more oblate and not completely uniform in shape
Flesh is juicy, crisp and firm, with a delicate flavour

 

Sprout mutation of Oregon Spur from the USA

 

Moderate to good growth with typical spur character
Mid-early flowering period

 

From mid September, similar to Golden Delicious

 

Mid September to mid May; keeps well in CA storage

 

Varieties only for licensed partners

Ipador/Giga®

M9 T337
Better3Fruit
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The variety Ipador is bicolored. It is characterized by a very attractive dark red color on a yellow background.

Medium to big fruit size

Round shape

Bicolored: dark red color on yellow background

Very firm and crunchy flesh, firm skin

Juicy and aromatic, perfect balance between sweetness and tartness

Insensitive to bruising

Extremely long storage and shelf life

 

Belgium

 

Erect

Constant and high productivity

Monogenic verified scab resistant

Caution: susceptible to mildew

 

Equal to Fuji

 

March to August

 

SQ 159/Natyra®

M9 T 337
TreeQuattro B.V.
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The variety SQ159 is characterized by its dark red color and its scab resistance.

Dark red blush

Round shape

Medium fruit size

Uniform appearance

Very aromatic, perfect balance between sweetness and tartness

Crunchy and juicy

 

Netherlands

 

Weak to moderate growth

Light branching with an open tree structure

Strength of growth closes off early

 

equal to or just after Braeburn

 

May to August

 

Nicoter cov Kanzi®

M9 T 337
EFC (European Fruit Cooperation)
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The variety Nicoter is characterized by its bright ruby-red color on a blurred base color.

Medium to big fruit

Slightly conical

Pleasant balance of sweetness and acidity

Crunchy, very juicy

High specific weight

Sensitive to stress cracking

Smooth skin

 

Belgium

 

Constant and high productivity 

 

Equal to Golden Delicious

 

September to June

 

WA38/Cosmic Crisp®

M9 T 337
PVM (Proprietary Variety Management)
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The variety WA 38 is bicolored. It has a red blush on a greenish-yellow base color. It is characterized by an excellent storage capability and delicious flavor.

Bicolored: red blush on a yellow-bright base color

Pleasant balance of sweetness and acidity           

Very juicy, crunchy, with a fine texture

Reduced oxidation

Good shelf life

Excellent storage capability

Hardly any bitter pits and russeting

 

Wenatchee WA, USA

 

Not prone to biennial bearing

Growth similar to Granny Smith

Thinning is easy

Caution: susceptible to mildew

 

Two weeks after Golden Delicious

 

February to August

 

Other varieties

Granny Smith

M9 T 337
KSB
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Granny Smith has high, regular yields and is barely susceptible to biennial bearing. Very good shelf life, ready for eating 1 month after harvesting

Medium to large fruit
Bright green covering colour, light green to yellowish-green when fully ripe, often with undesirable red cheeks
Firm, slightly wavy skin with large, bright lenticels
Round, elongated shape
White, firm, crisp flesh
Very juicy apple with high acid content, not very sweet or aromatic

 

Chance seedling from Australia, discovered in 1868 by T. Smith

 

Medium growth, branching is first steep, then flat
Medium-early flowering period, good pollinator

 

2 weeks after Golden Delicious, no premature fruit shedding

 

Early October to mid June, very good shelf life, does not bruise easily

 

Kanada Renette 'Blanc'

M9 T 337
KSB
cert.
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Large fruit, rounded, flat form
Greenish to yellowish-green colour with cheeks that may blush red
Skin is of medium thickness, smooth, slightly waxy with a few large and rusty lenticels
Yellow flesh, moderately juicy
Sweet, somewhat acidic, good flavour

 

Unknown

 

Strong growth
Medium-late flowering period

 

Mid to late September, 8 days after Golden Delicious

 

Late September to May, extremely good shelf life, bruises easily

 

Scab resistant varieties on request

Rubelit

M9 T 337
KSB
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The variety has been obtained from a cross between Topaz and the number UEB 2732/2 and possesses an intensive red covering colour (95%) on a green-yellow base color. It is also suitable for areas with little colouring. Resistant to scab, mildew-tolerant.

Medium sized fruit

Fine, juicy, aromatic flesh

Taste sweet sourly

 

License holder: Konsortium Südtiroler Baumschuler (KSB)

 

Medium growth

High, regular, homogeneous yield

Moderate flowering period

 

7 days after Golden Delicious

Very good storage properties

 

End of October to July

 

Bonita

M9 T 337
KSB
cert.
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The variety Bonita is resistant to scab and mildew-tolerant. Very homogeneous faded, body-colour bright red appearance.

Body-colour bright red, homogeneous faded
Flesh fine, firm, juicy
Taste slightly sour, aromatic

 

Crossing between Cripps Pink und Topaz , Czechia (Ústav Experimentalni BOTANIKY AV CR) Licensee: KSB (Konsortium Südtiroler Baumschuler)

 

Medium-strong growth
Good bud formation
Beautiful branching

 

Good regular yields, harvest about a week after Golden Delicious

 

Good storage

 

Pollinators

Evereste

M9 T 337
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Prof. Sprenger

M9 T 337
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It is important to us that we satisfy your requirements.
We are able to produce the best quality and supply the varieties and clones that you need for your operation:

  • apple trees that are suited to their location and accustomed to the climate and that crop quickly.
  • varieties and clones that are tailored to the changing market needs of consumers;
    after all, it is they who determine your sales results.

Our range also includes:

  • rootstocks,
  • dormant buds and
  • winter graftings

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