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Api Noir

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in France. Known in the late 1700s. Fruits are sweet, crisp and juicy with an aromatic flavour. Very similar to Api.

Synonyms:
Api chernoe, Apis Noir, Black Lady Apple, Calvau noir, Calvau Noire, d'Api Noire, de Caluau, De Pommier a Fruit noir, Pomme de Calvau, Pomme de Pommier a Fruit Noir, Pommier a fruit noir, Schwarze Api, Schwarzer Api
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat 2
Size
small 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Dark Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Russet
very low 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1952 - 106

  

Accession name
Api Noir
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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