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de Jaune

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in about 1700 in Sarthe, France. Fruits have firm, crisp flesh with a sweet and perfumed flavour.

Synonyms:
Breton, d'Argent, de Fer, de Jaun, de Jaune de la Sarthe, de Jon, Giallo della Sarthe, Jaune du Mans, Pomme d'Argent, Pomme de Jaune, Pomme de Jaune de la Sarthe, Reinette du Mans, Sartha's Yellow
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1947 - 143

  

Accession name
De Jaune
Flowering time  ›››
14th May10% flowering
20th MayFull (80%) flowering
27th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
61.80 mm 1
Width
74.07 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
n/a 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
n/a 1
Russet
very low 1
Crunch
crisp 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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