Elstar - Elrosa®
The Elrosa® apple has a very smooth skin with no russetting issues. It colors 10 days before regular Elstar.
Color: bright red and uniform with a very smooth skin.
Size: medium and regular.
Storage: good shelf life, till the end of April in ULO-conditions.
Flowering: mid-season bloom, somewhat self-tolerant but cross-pollination is desired.
Production: early and regular. Adequate and timely thinning is necessary to avoid biennial bearing.
Growth: very vigorous.
Wilfred and Annet Zweeren, Netherlands, 1999.
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