Elstar - Elshof®
Elshof® is a bright red, striped color mutation of Elstar.
Color: bright red and smooth fruit with stripes on a yellow-green background.
Size: medium and regular.
Storage: good shelf life, till the end of April in ULO-conditions. Not susceptible to storage diseases.
Flowering: mid-season bloom, somewhat self-tolerant but cross-pollination is desired.
Production: early and regular. Adequate and timely thinning is necessary to avoid biennial bearing.
Groei: very vigorous.
F.J. Elshof, Zeewolde, Netherlands, 1989.
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