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Grosse de Saint-Clement

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Synonyms:
Gros de St. Clement
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1947 - 127

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials from France, but known in Belgium since 1895. Fruits are rather acid and have very little flavour.

Accession name
Grosse de Saint-Clement
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
85.04 mm 1
Width
97.90 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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