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Cravert

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A chance seedling discovered in about 1870 or earlier, either in a field of the Depigny family or in the forest of Allogny, France. Fruits have firm flesh with a sweet flavour.

Synonyms:
Cra Vert, Cravert Vert
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1947 - 236

  

Accession name
Cravert
Flowering time  ›››
24th May10% flowering
29th MayFull (80%) flowering
6th June90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
n/a 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
n/a 1
Russet
low 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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