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Fleuritard

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1947 - 213

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1947 from France. Fruits have fine, tender flesh with a sweet, subacid flavour.

Accession name
Fleuritard
Flowering time  ›››
23rd May10% flowering
29th MayFull (80%) flowering
6th June90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
absent 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
high-very high 1
Over Colour Pattern
mottled/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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