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Extraordinaire

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
54.00mm 2
Width
60.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1947 - 357

  

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

Accession name
Extraordinaire
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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