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Grosse Mignonnette d'Herbassy

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in France. It was described in 1934. Fruits have fairly firm flesh with a subacid and slightly sweet flavour.

Synonyms:
Cabassou, Demoiselle, Mignonnette d'Herbassy
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium-large 2
Ribbing
absent 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1947 - 377

  

Accession name
Grosse Mignonnette d'Herbassy
Flowering time  ›››
12th May10% flowering
17th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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