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Bassard

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
medium 2
Height
50.00mm 2
Width
65.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1948 - 311

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials from France. It was described in 1948. Fruits have firm, coarse flesh with a rather acid flavour.

Accession name
Bassard (Seine & Marne)
Flowering time  ›››
18th May10% flowering
24th MayFull (80%) flowering
31st 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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