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Elstar Apple
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Elstar Apple

Elstar is developed in Wageningen, The Netherlands 1955 and is a cross between Golden Delicious and Ingrid Marie.

The tree growth is medium to heavy with dense crown. There are late leaf drop and end bud development, so back freezing of annual shoots regularly occurs. There are medium susceptibility to fungal diseases.

The yield is medium to large with a tendency to biennial bearing, if there is no thinning.

The apple is medium sized, round and regular. Yellow ground color with a clear red color. The flesh medium solid, juicy, with a nice tart sweet flavor and aroma. Vitamin C is high, so there is little tendency for browning when the apple are cut.

Elstar can be harvested in the latter half of September and can be saved for after Christmas. Optimal eating quality in Week 45 - 51.(UK).

Elstar has proven successful in many European countries because of its good quality and durability. Many newly developed apples are a cross with Elstar as one parent. This applies varieties such as. Ahrista, Bellida, Maribelle and Rubens.

Elstar is among the best eating apples, but also suitable for cooking.





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