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Madoue Rouge

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Nieul (Haute-Vienne), France. Described in 1947. Fruits have tough, yellowish flesh with sweet subacid flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Truncate conical 2
medium 2
medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1947 - 180


Accession name
Madoue Rouge
Flowering time  ›››
26th May10% flowering
31st MayFull (80%) flowering
8th June90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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