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Louiton

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in France. It was described in 1947. Fruits have firm flesh with a fairly sweet and subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Louitonne
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
small 2
Height
41.00mm 2
Width
48.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Pink 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1948 - 291

  

Accession name
Louiton (Marne)
Flowering time  ›››
29th May10% flowering
5th JuneFull (80%) flowering
13th June90% 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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