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Coquette d'Auvergne

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
56.00mm 2
Width
68.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Dark Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1947 - 166

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1947 from France. Fruits have soft, rather mealy flesh which can sometimes be tinged orange under the skin.

Accession name
Coquette d'Auvergne
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
16th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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