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Leonie de Sonnaville

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by P. de Sonnaville, IVT, Wageningen, The Netherlands. It was received by the National Fruit Trials in 1974. Fruits are sweet and juicy with an aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Cox's Orange Pippin x Jonathan

Accession No.
1974 - 339

  

Accession name
Leonie de Sonnaville
Flowering time  ›››
14th May10% flowering
18th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
medium-large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Ribbing
absent 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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