Sonate

Medium-sized, very tasty autumn apple, type ballerina, which requires only few space due to its columnar growth.

Parents:

,Vanda' x ,Tuscan' (,Bolero®')

Growth:

weak, compact, columnar

Blossom:

early to quite early

Ripeness:

time for harvest: early September; ripe for eating: from harvest until early November

Appearance:

medium-sized fruit, flattened spherical, quite long stem (18 mm), smooth fruit skin, slightly fatty, no russeting, green-yellow basic colour, up to 50 % of striped and washy bright red body colour

Quality:

very juicy, quite firm, whitish flesh

Taste:

harmonious to sweet, pleasant taste

Crop yield:

early onsetting

Special notes:

In rich production years thinning is recommended to guarantee a regular harvest. Scab tolerant (scab resistant Rvi6), in particular very well-suited for growing in tubs and small gardens. The variety is recommended by the Bayerische Landesanstalt für Weinbau und Gartenbau (LWG) (standard range for gardens and allotments).