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Mors de Veau

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium 2
Height
58.50mm 2
Width
64.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1948 - 329

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1948 from Switzerland. Fruits have firm, fine, greenish white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Accession name
Mors de Veau
Flowering time  ›››
11th May10% flowering
16th MayFull (80%) flowering
23rd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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