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Bec d'Oie (Cher)

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Synonyms:
Be d'Oie, Bedouais
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Narrow conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
67.00mm 2
Width
65.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1948 - 774

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials from France. Recorded in 1947. Fruits have firm, fine flesh with a fairly sweet flavour.

Accession name
Bec d'Oie (Cher)
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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