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Franc-Bon-Pommier

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Synonyms:
Franc-Bon-Pommier (Moselle)
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
medium 2
Height
48.00mm 2
Width
57.50mm 2
Ribbing
very weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1950 - 161

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1950 from France. Fruits have firm, white flesh with a slightly sweet flavour.

Accession name
Franc-Bon-Pommier (Moselle)
Flowering time  ›››
15th May10% flowering
20th MayFull (80%) flowering
28th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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