Colour: Orange-red colour, comes easy
Size: Good size (dominant size 75/80 mm)
Storability: reasonable storage life
Growth: Branches grow rather steep, but bend naturally because of the strong apical production.
Cross of Clivia & Rubin.
Holovousy, Czech Republic.
Evereste, Golden Gem, Professor Sprenger, ...
Picking period is end of August - beginning of September.
It is a more flat apple -type Reinette- with high sugar levels, an excellent aroma and high pressure (7kgf/cm2).
Rubinstep(cov) is a very robust variety. Good scab tolerance, based on polygenetic characteristics. Not specifically sensitive for mildew, Nectria cancer or storage diseases.
The tree has a very high productivity, it is a medium strong tree with rather strong apical dominance.
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Trees are best planted between November and April.
Protect naked roots of the plant against drought.
Put the plant in water for 24 hours, the roots can fill up on...
Most apple varieties need cross pollination, therefor combine two...
Do not plant cherry trees in wet soil.