This information forms part of Agfact H4.1.12 Apple varieties.
|Origin:||Chance seedling from Donnybrook, Western Australia, about 1935; thought to be a cross between Rokewood and Granny Smith.|
|Disease status:||Moderately susceptible to scab and mildew.|
Most mid-season varieties.
|Fruit shape:||Medium, round conical, globose-oblate.|
|Bright pink-red with a stripe over most of the surface.
Smooth, firm, crisp texture with acceptable flavour when the satisfactory sugar–acid balance is allowed to develop.
|Very late, not suitable for cold climates.
Precocious bearer, but needs crop regulation for good size.
|Storage:||Long; does scald; excellent shelf life.|