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Hommet

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Synonyms:
Hommee
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
53.00mm 2
Width
58.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Russet
low 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1949 - 152

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1949 from France. Fruits have firm, rather coarse textured flesh with a sweetish flavour.

Accession name
Hommet
Flowering time  ›››
18th May10% flowering
23rd MayFull (80%) flowering
2nd June90% 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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