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Chaux

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

It is thought to have probably originated in Haute Vienne, France. Described in 1947. Fruits have firm flesh with a somewhat subacid, aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
49.50mm 2
Width
68.50mm 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Russet
low 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1948 - 235

  

Accession name
Chaux
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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