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Gros Doux Blanc

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)

Accession No.
1999 - 042

  

Received by the National Fruit Collection, Brogdale in 1990 from Long Ashton Research Station, Bristol.

Accession name
Gros Doux Blanc
Flowering time  ›››
25th April10% flowering
28th AprilFull (80%) flowering
7th May90% petal fall
Size
medium-large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
62.50 mm 1
Width
75.90 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Brown 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
mottled 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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