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Michotte

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
medium 2
Height
44.00mm 2
Width
53.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Russet
very low 2
Juiciness
dry 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1948 - 248

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1947 from France. Fruits have a fairly acid flavour.

Accession name
Michotte
Flowering time  ›››
24th May10% flowering
30th MayFull (80%) flowering
8th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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