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Feuillemorte

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in France. It was described in 1948. Fruits have firm, fine flesh with a subacid and distinctive flavour.

Synonyms:
Feuille Morte
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
49.00mm 2
Width
60.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1950 - 158

  

Accession name
Feuillemorte (Seine & Marne)
Flowering time  ›››
3rd June10% flowering
9th JuneFull (80%) flowering
15th June90% 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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