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Colapuy

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Said to have been brought to France from the Crimea by a soldier called Nicolas Puy in the mid 1800s. Fruits have firm, sweet flesh with a distinctive flavour.

Synonyms:
Colapuis, Colapuits, Nicolas Puy
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Ellipsoid 2
Size
medium-large 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Dark Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1948 - 246

  

Accession name
Colapuy (Somme)
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
23rd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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