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Drap d'Or (2)

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
54.50mm 2
Width
66.50mm 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
low-medium 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1947 - 123

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1947 from France. Fruits have firm flesh with a subacid and slightly rich flavour.

Accession name
Drap d'Or
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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