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Marie-Madeleine

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Russet
low-medium 2
Crunch
crisp-very crisp 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1947 - 219

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1947 from France. Fruits have coarse, crisp, greenish white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Accession name
Marie-Madeleine
Flowering time  ›››
15th May10% flowering
22nd MayFull (80%) flowering
29th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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