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Lombarts Calville

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1906 by P. Lombarts, Zundert, The Netherlands. It was introduced by the Lombarts family in 1911. Fruits have firm, fairly coarse, soft flesh with a sweet subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Lombarts Kalvill, Lombartscalville, Witte Winter Lombartscalville
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Calville Blanc d'Hiver x Unknown

Accession No.
1949 - 182

  

Accession name
Lombarts Calville
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Truncate conical 1
Height
63.25 mm 1
Width
73.94 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
mottled/washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Strong 1
Coarseness
coarse 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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