Florina Querina

Sweet Tart

Florina Querina, or simply Florina, is a large, mostly red apple with purple-red streaks over a yellow skin. It is sweet, aromatic, crisp and juicy, good for all purposes, especially for fresh eating. It stores well.

Discovered: France, 1977

Parentage: Golden Delicious x numbered variety

Harvest: Late Season


Developed at the Station D’Arboriculture Fruitière at Beaucouze for the Institute National de la Recherche Agronomiquein France for disease resistance, Florina Querina is a cross of Golden Delicious and a numbered variety that has the scab-resistant qualities of Jonathan and Rome Beauty.