Apple tree Orlovskaya Zarya
Apple tree Orlovskaya Zarya is an early winter variety, in which the fruits have dessert flavor characteristics. The subspecies was bred thanks to the works of breeders M.V. Mikheeva, N.G. Krasova and E.N. Sedov, by crossing the winter variety Mekintosh and the subspecies Bessemyanka Michurinskaya... We will consider this apple variety in more detail in this article.
Apple tree Orlovskaya Zarya: description of the variety and characteristics
Apple tree Orlovskaya Zarya: photo of the variety
If you briefly describe the apple tree Orlovskaya Zarya, then:
The apple tree of the Orlovskaya Zarya variety has a growth of up to 4 meters and a spreading crown. The variety has a high yield. Has its typical purpose - an orchard. Possesses good frost resistance. Its first fruiting period begins after 6 years. The fruits of this subspecies are endowed with an average size and a red skin tone. Such a tree prefers to grow in a sufficiently illuminated area, the most suitable type of soil for it: black soil, loam, light loam, or sod-podzolic soil. Sufficiently moisture-loving plant.
The flowering period of the Orlovskaya Zary apple tree falls on the first two decades of May. The foliage on the tree lasts from early May to the second half of October. The ripening time of the fruits lasts about 20 days, starting from the first days of September.
The apple tree Orlovskaya Zarya is susceptible to diseases such as rust, scab, spotting and powdery mildew. It can also be attacked by pests: moth, apple sucker, spider mite, flower beetle and aphids.
Features of the apple tree variety
Apple tree Orlovskaya Zarya is a representative of winter varieties of apple trees. It has a medium-sized tree and a back pyramidal crown. The main distinctive features are high yield, early maturity, high taste and market characteristics of the fruit. It is considered a very beneficial subspecies for absolutely any gardener. Among the disadvantages of the variety, a short shelf life can be distinguished. The shoots of this tree are straight, faceted in cross-section, have a slight pubescence. The leaves are rather large, oblong-elliptical in shape, have a yellow-green color. Fruits, when ripe, are endowed with an average size. Each individual such fruit can weigh 135 grams. These apples are one-dimensional, have a round flattened shape, wide ribbed. The cover color in the form of a deep red blush and prominent streaks and stripes occupies most of the apple's surface. The inner part of the fruit is endowed with a creamy shade and a delicate, juicy texture. In terms of their external characteristics, the fruits received an assessment of 4.7 points, and in terms of taste - 4.5 points. The harvesting period depends on the region of cultivation of this variety, usually occurs in the first or second decade of September. The shelf life of such fruits is until the end of January.
The Orlovskaya Zarya apple variety is endowed with a good level of frost tolerance, as well as good immunity to common diseases.
Let's consider in more detail the fruits of the Orlovskaya Zarya apple tree. They, as already noted, have an average size, a flattened round shape, wide-ribbed and slightly oblique. The main color is yellow-green. Cover color in the form of a blurred intense red blush, as well as stripes over the entire surface of the apple. The interior is mostly white with a slight creamy tint. It is delicate, rather juicy, has a strong pleasant aroma and sweet taste, with a small amount of acidity.According to its chemical composition, the fruit consists of: titratable acids - 0.47 percent, the amount of sugars - 11.5 percent, ascorbic acid - 14.1 milligrams per 100 grams of product. The appearance of the fruit during tasting was rated at 4.7 points, and it was assigned 4.5 points for taste. The maturity for harvesting from the Orlovskaya Zarya apple tree mainly falls on the first half of September, while such apples are able to be stored until the end of January. These apples can be eaten immediately after harvest.
The leaves of the Orlovskaya Zarya apple tree have a green color with a yellow tint. They are large in size and oblong elliptical in shape, short-pointed, have a twisted upper part.
The trunk of the apple tree is Orlovskaya Zarya brown. Shoots are straight, faceted in cross-section, have a brown tint.