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La Gaillarde

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
57.00mm 2
Width
63.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1950 - 102

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1950 from Angers, France. Fruits have coarse, crisp flesh with a subacid sweet flavour.

Accession name
Gaillarde
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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