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Friandise

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in The Netherlands. It was first described in 1760. Fruits have crisp flesh with a sweet, aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Aagt, Aagt d'Angleterre, Aagt de Hollande, Der Leckerbissen, Friande, Fyne Groon, Fyne Kroon, Kroon, Kroon Apfel, Leckerbeetgen, Leckerbeetje, Leckerbeetjen, Leckerbissen, Lekkerbeetje, Pomme Friandise
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Ellipsoid 2
Size
medium 2
Height
57.00mm 2
Width
51.00mm 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Russet
low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1947 - 297

  

Accession name
Friandise
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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