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Doux Normandie

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Normandy, France. A bittersweet variety. Fruits produce a sweet, perfumed juice. Trees are vigorous.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)

Accession No.
1989 - 078

  

Accession name
Doux Normandie
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
small 1
Shape
Globose 1
Height
42.27 mm 1
Width
50.03 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Green 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Flesh Colour
White 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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