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Fil Jaune

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated from France. It was described in 1947. Fruits have firm, fine flesh with a slightly sweet, slightly subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
52.00mm 2
Width
63.50mm 2
Ribbing
very weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1948 - 289

  

Accession name
Fil Jaune
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
23rd 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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