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de Flandre

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated from France. It was described in 1876. Fruits have firm, coarse flesh with a slightly sweet, subacid and aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Figue
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1949 - 148

  

Accession name
De Flandre (Aube)
Flowering time  ›››
18th May10% flowering
22nd MayFull (80%) flowering
31st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
small 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
48.10 mm 1
Width
57.73 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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