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Charden

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in France in 1959. Fruits are fairly crisp and juicy with a sweet flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Golden Delicious x Reinette Clochard

Accession No.
1971 - 025

  

Accession name
Charden
Flowering time  ›››
11th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
23rd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
n/a 1
Russet
low 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register