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Gros-Locard

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in France and known before 1849. Fruits have crisp flesh with a sweet and slightly acid flavour.

Synonyms:
de Locard, Gro-Lokar, Gros-Locar, Locard Bicolore, Locard Groseille, Pomme de Locard
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Ribbing
very weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1947 - 130

  

Accession name
Gros Locard
Flowering time  ›››
12th May10% flowering
17th MayFull (80%) flowering
26th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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