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Evelina® apple


Evelina is a sport of Pinova, a modern disease-resistant variety related to Golden Delicious and Cox's Orange Pippin.  It has a more pronounced red-coloration than Pinova, with an extensive red flush over a golden yellow base.

The flesh is juicy and has a light crispness, making it easy and pleasant to eat.  The flavour is essentially sweet, with little acidity, although not as sweet (or as crisp) as Golden Delicious. 



Visitor reviews

  • 13 Feb 2014  Frank De Prins,  KAPELLEN, Belgium
    I have always been (and still am) a big fan of Elstar, but this one is, at least, equally delicious. And it is bigger. It has a fine balance between sweet and sharp and the flesh is quite firm and crunchy.

Tree register

We don't have any registered trees for this variety yet.

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: Sport of Pinova
  • Originates from: Germany
  • Introduced: 2006
  • Developed by: Pflanzen Hofmann GmbH
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 2074

Identification

  • Fruit colour: Red / Green
  • Fruit shape: Round-conical

Using

  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Flavour quality: Very good
  • Flavour style: Sweeter

Growing

  • Cropping: Good
  • Flowering period: Mid-Late season
  • Flowering group: 4
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Pollinating others: Poor
  • Vigour: Slightly small
  • Gardening skill: Average
  • General disease resistance: Good

Climate

  • Climate suitability: Warm climates
  • Climate suitability: Temperate climates

This variety is a sport (natural genetic mutation) of:

Parents and other ancestors of this variety



Where to buy fresh fruit

No orchards have registered as growing this variety. If you grow this and want to register please go to our Orchard Registration form.




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