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Marie-Joseph d'Othee

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at Othee in the province of Liege, Belgium. It was received by the National Fruit Trials in 1947. Fruits have firm, greenish white flesh with a sweet subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
de Fer, Ijzerappel, Marie-Jose, Pomme de Deux Ans, Pomme de Fer, Reine Marie d'Otlee, Reine Marie Joseph d'Othee
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
57.00mm 2
Width
69.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1947 - 051

  

Accession name
Marie-Joseph d'Othee
Flowering time  ›››
13th May10% flowering
20th MayFull (80%) flowering
28th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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