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d'Eylau

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Said to have been brought to France in about 1812 from Eylau, Russia, by a soldier of the Grand Army. Fruits have soft, dry flesh with an insipid flavour.

Synonyms:
Eylau
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium 2
Height
55.00mm 2
Width
55.00mm 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Juiciness
dry 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1947 - 174

  

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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