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France Deliquet

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
60.50mm 2
Width
74.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium-strong 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2

Accession No.
1950 - 106

  

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

Accession name
France Deliquet
Flowering time  ›››
14th May10% flowering
20th MayFull (80%) flowering
27th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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