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Fenouillet Gris

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated at Anjou, France. It was first described in 1608. Fruits have fine, crisp, white flesh with a sweet and aniseed flavour.

Anis, Anisapfel, Anisapple, Anise Fenouillet, Anizier, Aromatic Russet, Aromatie Russet, Bardin, Cararsay Russet, Caraway Russet, Carraway Russet, Court- pendu gris, d'Anis, d'Annis, d'Anny, d'Epice d'Hiver, de Fenouillet, du Rondurant, du Ronduraut, Epice d'Hiver, Fenelet, Fenellet, Fennouillet gris, Fenoui]let gris gros, Fenouillat, Fenouillet, Fenouillet anise, Fenouillet d'Or gros, Fenouillet d'Or gross, Fenouillet gris anise, Fenouillet gris of Lindley, Fenouillet jaune, Fenouillet Petit, Fenouillet Rouge, Fenouillet roux, George de Pigeon, Gorge de Pigeon, Graue Fenchelapfel, Grauer Fenchel Apfel, Grauer Fenchel Reinette, Grauer Fenchelapfel, Grauer Feucher Apfel, Gris Fenouillet d'Or, Gros Fenouillet, Gros Fenouillet d'Or, GrosFenouillet, GrosFenouillet d'Or, Petit Fenouillet, Petit-Fenouillet, Pomme d'Anis, Pomme d'Anise, Pomme de Fenouillet, Pomme du Rondurant, Pomme Spice, Reinette Court Pendu, Rondurant, Rook's-Nest Apple, Spice, Spice Apfer, Spice Apple, Winter Anis Reinette, Winter Anisreinette, Yellow Fenouillet
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Donnington)

Accession No.
1948 - 482


Accession name
Fenouillet Gris
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
small 1
Flat 1
weak 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
high-very high 1
crisp 1
fine 1
Flesh Colour
White 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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