Gloster

Gloster

Family:
Rosaceae – Rose family
Species:
Malus domestica

Origin

This variety came to be through a cross breeding Glockenapfel with Richared in 1969 at the fruit experimental station in Jork/Germany. The Gloster was seen as the the outstanding breed of the 1980’s, but for some years its sales have been in decline.

Fruit

The Gloster is medium to large, conical, not completely regular and somewhat square-edged with green primary colour and crimson, laminar opaque colour.

Flavour

It is a very juicy fruit with a greenish yellow flesh that is firm and mild with a gentle, acidic and discreet flavour.

Maturity

They are ready from the middle of September.

Storage

The fruit may be placed in cold storage until the end of December and in CA storage until the end of May.

Recommendation

The Gloster well particularly can be used roughly, since its flesh becomes only slowly brownish. Likewise it is well suited to fruit salads, desserts, strudels and sweets