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Finasso

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1949 - 150

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1949 from France. Fruits have firm, fine flesh with a slightly subacid flavour.

Accession name
Finasso (Lozere)
Flowering time  ›››
15th May10% flowering
22nd MayFull (80%) flowering
29th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
small-medium 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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