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Apples: time of harvest and sale of Italian apples - elcriso.it

Apples: time of harvest and sale of Italian apples - elcriso.it


TIME OF HARVEST AND SALE OF ITALIAN FRUIT

APPLES

The apple tree is the fruit species par excellence and is grown on practically all continents, especially in areas with a temperate and cold-temperate climate without being exposed to strong winds. The soils must be fertile, well drained, sunny.

Botanical classification


Family: Rosaceae
Section: Pomoideae
Kind: Malus
Species: Malus domestica

Main varieties


  • SUMMER VARIETIES: Gala Group, Ozark Gold, Gravenstein;
  • AUTUMN-VERNINE VARIETIES: Granny Smith, Renette group, Annurca, Red delicious, Golden delicious, Rome Beauty, Imperatore, Jonathan, Gloster, Elstar, Idared.

Main production regions


The main apple production regions are: Piedmont, Lombardy, Veneto, Trentino Alto Adige, Emilia Romagna, Campania.

Average yields per hectare


The average yields per hectare (10,000 m2) of apples are: 250-300 quintals / ha.

Preservation after collection pending sale


Storage after harvesting of apples pending sale is:
  • SUMMER VARIETIES: in the refrigerator between 0 - 2 ° C and 90% relative humidity for 4 weeks;
  • AUTUMN-WINTER VARIETIES: in the refrigerator between 0 - 2 ° C and 85% relative humidity for up to 6 months.


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