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Gros-Hopital

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Triploid. Originated long before 1864 at Seine-Inferieure (Maritime), France. Fruits have crisp flesh with a sweet, subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Bailleuil, Bailleul, de Cure, Gros Hopital, Gros Hospital, Reinette d'Hopital, Reinette de Bailleul
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
large 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked/mottled 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
medium 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1950 - 153

  

Accession name
Gros-Hopital
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
23rd 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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