GRANNY SMITH
 
 

Fresh, juicy, tart taste,
with a firm and juicy flesh.

ORIGINS
This is a seedling discovered by chance by Maria-Ann Smith in1868 on the outskirts of Sydney/Australia. Naming it "grannie" it marked the start of a worldwide success story for the Grannie Smith

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
It is a fruit of medium to large size and is bright green in colour.

CHARACTERISTICS OF TASTE
Fresh, juicy, slightly tart and has a compact flesh

CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Average values
- strength: 6.8-7.7 Kg/cm2
- starch: 2.3-2.8
- sugars: 11.5-13.0 brix
- acids: 3.8-5.1 gr/l

RIPENING
Start of October

NO DAMAGE BY
Leaf roller moths
Scabs
Mites
Codling moths
The Saint Josť cochineal

TIPS
Delicious eaten in its natural state but equally suited to dishes that require cooking as well as for use in cakes and puddings.


OUR APPLES
fuji gala golden delicious
red delicious imperatore granny smith
 
  Print  Download defintion