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Desse de Buff

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Synonyms:
Dessin de Boeuf
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
53.00mm 2
Width
67.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
low 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1949 - 056

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials from Wrest Park, Bedfordshire. It was exhibited in 1900 by Laxton's of Bedford as a local apple called Dessin de Boeuf. Fruits have firm flesh with an acid flavour.

Accession name
Desse de Buff
Flowering time  ›››
13th May10% flowering
19th MayFull (80%) flowering
27th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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