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Jeanne Hardy

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1878 by M. Hardy at the School of Horticulture, Versailles, France and named after Jeanne Hardy, his daughter. Fruits have soft, juicy, sweet flesh with no particular flavour.

Synonyms:
Zhanna Gardi
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Alexander x Unknown

Accession No.
1939 - 018

  

Accession name
Jeanne Hardy
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Flat 1
Height
67.65 mm 1
Width
86.44 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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