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Coquette

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Synonyms:
Blanche d'Espagne
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
50.00mm 2
Width
69.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Pink 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1947 - 069

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1947 from Switzerland. Fruits have firm flesh with a rather insipid flavour.

Accession name
Coquette
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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