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Grand'mere

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated from France. It was recorded in 1915. Fruits have tender, white flesh with a sweet flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1947 - 128

  

Accession name
Grand'mere
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
6th MayFull (80%) flowering
13th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 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
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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