- Clivia (Oldenburg x Cox Orange) x clone of Malus floribunda
Origin: Dresden-Pilnitz Institute for the Study of Fruit Crops, Germany (S. Fischer, M. Fischer, H. Muravsky);
Tree: growth force is weak, shoots are drooping, crown is open, suitable for growing in all areas up to 400 m above sea level, on rootstock M26 and MM106 it is possible to grow products on the fresh market, on rootstock M106 and seedlings – for landscaping and for creating raw material gardens.
- Pruning: requires replacement of old fruiting branches, does not require thinning of the ovary, the task of pruning is to create a strong and stable crown.
- Flowering: Medium flowering, regular and abundant flowering.
- Pollination: is a good pollinator (diploid) for all Re- and other varieties. Can be pollinated by Remo, Reglindis, Relinda, Revena, James Greave, Idared, Piros, Pinova, Pilot, Golden Delicious;
- Ripening: ripens in Dresden-Pilnitz in early October;
Fruits: large, round, homogeneous, the skin is slightly greenish-yellow inside, red on the outside, the fruits are colored by 40-80%, fragrant, sweet and sour, juicy, large fruits can be affected by bitter spots;
Quality: Good for fresh consumption in late fall, early winter, has a subtle sour taste.
Yield: Medium-high, mostly regular;
Shelf life: Store until February (CSS);
Resistance: resistant to scab and bacterial blight, weakly affected by powdery mildew and bacterial canker, susceptible to spider mites;
Cold resistance: weakly susceptible to winter frosts, weakly resistant to spring frosts;
Notes: A variety with a more sour taste and delicate aroma. Suitable for growing with a simplified protection system (organic production).