Junami Milwa

Milwa is a young apple variety from the house of Agroscope Changins-Wädenswil ACW. The crossing from Idared, Maigold (Maygold) and Elstar combines the very best fruit features with excellent shelf life and convinces with its crispness and freshness as a thirst quencher.

Parents:

(Idared x Maigold) x Elstar

Growth:

rather slow, vigorous fruiting wood

Blossom:

medium early blossoming, diploid, good pollinators are: Braeburn, Golden Delicious, Mairac, Iduna, Pinova

Ripeness:

depending on the region - mid until the end September - approx. 1 week before Golden Delicious

Storage:

extremely good storage behavior

Appearance:

Medium-sized, flat-spherical, smooth, green-yellow colour with ¾ bright red, marbled to washy body colour. Thick-set lenticels, bright, small.

Quality:

fruit pulp yellowish white, firm, juicy, crisp

Taste:

fine sourish - fruity aroma

Crop yield:

early crop entry, good and regular yields

Special notes:

In the European Union, the purchase of trees of the apple variety  "Milwa" is bound to the licenced marketing partners of Inova Fruit n.v., the trade name for the apples is:
Junami®
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