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Doree de Tournai

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Joseph de Gaest de Braffe at Tournai, Belgium in 1817. Fruits have firm, crisp flesh with a sweet, subacid rich aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Doree de Tournay, Gold Apfel von Tournay, la Dorade
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
48.00mm 2
Width
54.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1947 - 331

  

Accession name
Doree de Tournai
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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