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Dubbele Belle Fleur

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1983 - 078

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1983 from Wilhelminadorp Fruit Research Station, Netherlands. Used in Holland as an interstock between M9 rootstock and Cox's Orange Pippin to reduce incompatibility. Resistant to collar rot.

Accession name
Dubbele Belle Fleur (VT)
Flowering time  ›››
30th April10% flowering
3rd MayFull (80%) flowering
14th May90% petal fall
Size
medium 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
53.17 mm 1
Width
63.83 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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