Alvina Gala apple

Apple Alvina Gala from ANFIC

Comments

Tree is upright spreading, with medium vigorous growth.
Fruit properties at maturity (based on 10 fruit tested in the laboratory):
Acid content: Approx. 160 mg/L malic acid.
Firmness: Approx. 8.7 – 10.3 kg, averaging about 9.6 kg.
Soluble solids: Approx. 12- 14%, averaging about 12.9%.
Starch index: On scale of 1 (high starch) to 6 (low starch), range 2 – 3, average about 2.5.
Flavor: Sweet and juicy.

Commercial or trial status

Commercial

Maturity Season

Early

Maturity

First picking date in 2008 approx. February 20 and last picking date approx February 29 (Vic)

Cropping

Average production 50kg of fruit per tree.

Fruit size

Medium size, approximately 88mm in length and 75mm wide.

Skin

Intensity of colour is bright. Solid red flush with stripes, red in colour over 95% of the fruit.

Flesh

Cream.