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Galantine

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in France. It was described in 1934. Fruits have crisp, juicy flesh with a sweet, subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Carriere, Charriere
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1949 - 153

  

Accession name
Galantine (Savoie)
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium-large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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