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Apple trees
Rajka

Rajka is a modern disease-resistant heavy-cropping apple variety with a good sweet/sharp flavour.
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Using


Apple trees
Rajka
Picking seasonMid
CroppingGood
Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
Fruit persistenceRipens over a period
Persistent
Flavour qualityAverage
WildlifeRHS perfect for pollinators
Flavour style (apples)Sweet/Sharp
Food usesEating fresh
Juice
Discoloration of fruitOxidising
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Growing


Apple trees
Rajka
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
VigourAverage vigour
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
Organic cultureSuitable
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Problems


Apple trees
Rajka
Disease resistanceGood
ScabVery resistant
MildewSome resistance
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Climate


Apple trees
Rajka
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
Cold (< 20C / 67F)
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Identification


Apple trees
Rajka
Country of originCzech Republic
Period of origin1950 - 1999
Flower colourPink - light
Leaf colourGreen
Fruit colourRed
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