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Faros

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in France. It was first described in 1776. Fruits have coarse flesh, with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Faraud, Faro, Grand Faros, Gros Faros, Gros-Faros, Grosser Faros, Pomme de Faro, Pomme de Faros
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium 2
Height
45.00mm 2
Width
60.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
medium-high 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1948 - 215

  

Accession name
Faros
Flowering time  ›››
15th May10% flowering
19th MayFull (80%) flowering
27th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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