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Chataignier

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated from Normandy, France. It was known in 1200. Fruits have firm, white flesh with a fairly sweet, subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Castagnola, Chastaignier d'Hiver, Chataigne de Leman, de Castegnier, de Chastignier, de Chataignier, Frauen Rotlicher, Frauen-Rotacher, Kashtan, Kastanien Apfel, Kastanienapfel, Maltranche, Maltranche Rouge, Martranche, Martrange, Martrange Chataignier, Matrange, Matrange Rouge, Pomme de Castignier, Pomme de Chataignier, Pomme de Chatinier, Pomme de George, Violette, Winter Kastanien Apfel, Winter Kastanienapfel
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium 2
Height
45.00mm 2
Width
62.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1947 - 165

  

Accession name
Chataignier
Flowering time  ›››
17th May10% flowering
23rd MayFull (80%) flowering
29th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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