Apple varieties - basic characteristics

Bohemia

Big, spherical, basic color is yellow, at harvest time is dark red colored. Peel is thin, dry, smooth. Pulp is juicy, cream colored, fragile, sweet, odorous and aromatic. Stalk is medium thic and long.

Braeburn

Medium large, basic color is green-yellow, at the harvest time is yellow-orange colored and red striped. Peel is medium thick, dry and rough. Pulp is medium juicy, creamy colored, solid and tough consistency, sweet. Stalk is medium thin and short.

Elstar

Fruits are medium large, its weight is usually between 117–140 grams. At warmer areas and under irrigation often having above-average size (145-175 grams).The shape of fruits is often regular, spherical. Peel is medium thick, less solid. Pulp is yellow – creamy colored, medium solid, soft and juicy. After the split in half, color is not browning. It has a pleasant distinctive smell. The flavor is sweet, aromatic.

Gala

Medium large, spherical. Basic color is green-yellow, at harvest time covered by red striped. Peel is thin, smooth, and dry. Pulp is yellow colored, sweet, soft consistency, medium juicy and aromatic. Stalk is thin and medium long.

Golden Delicious

Medium large, highly spherical. Basic color is light green, at harvest time passes to yellow, sometimes with red cheek. Peel is thin, dry, smooth. Pulp is yellow colored, solid, fragile consistency, sweet, juicy, aromatic and very tasty. Stalk is thin and long.

Gloster

Its of above-average size, larger size (the average weight is about 147-230 grams). The shape is highly spherical. Peel is thin, smooth. Basic color is light green till green-yellow with dark red striped all around the surface. Pulp is green white, medium solid, smooth, juicy, light aromatic, very tasty.

Granny Smith

Its harder variety of apples, light green colored and spicy taste. It’s a fragile, juicy apple, great both for cooking as well as for everyday eating. Granny Smith Apples are the best for pies and salads because their stripes don’t get brown so quickly as the other varieties.

Idared

Medium large and spherical. Basic color is yellow-green, at harvest time covered with bright red stripes. Pulp is white, fragile consistency, sweet, juicy with no aroma. Stalk is thick, solid, smooth. Stalk is thin and short.

James Grieve

It is an early autumn apple tree with medium big till big fruits with significantly red cheek. Its taste is sweet and aromatic, very tasty, crispy consistency. Shelf life is normal conditions is short.

Jonagold

Medium large, big, spheric-conical. basic color is yellow-green, covered with red stripes by 2/3 of fruit. Peel is thin, smooth, dry. Pulp is creamy colored, fragile consistency, sweet, medium juicy, aromatic and very tasty. Stalk is medium thick and medium long, hooked.

Jonagored

Medium large, big, spheric-conical. Basic color is light green, later yellow-green. Covered by purple stripes. Peel is thin, smooth, dry. Pulp is white, rough consistency, sweet, more juicy. Stalk is medium thick, medium long, hooked.

Red Delicious

This apple is brightly red sometimes little bit striped. Pulp is white sometimes mildly red and crispy. The taste is sweet and light acidic. The apple shape is conical. Red Delicious is great for fruits salads.

Rubín

Large, big, spherical. Basic color is yellow-green, later yellow and at harvest time partly covered with carmine red stripes. Peel is thin, smooth and dry. Pulp is creamy colored, fragile consistency, sweet, very juicy, fragrant and aromatic. Stalk is medium thick and long.

Spartan

Medium large, sometimes at wealth harvest time could be smaller, spherical. Basic color is yellow-green, later yellow, mostly covered by carmine red stripes. Pulp is white, fragile, soft, juicy, sweet, aromatic, very tasty.

Šampion

Medium large, spheric-conical. Basic color is yellow-green at harvest time yellow-white partly covered by red stripes. Peel is medium thick, dry, sometimes rough. Pulp is white to creamy color, sweet taste, more juicy. Stalk is thin and medium long.

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