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Nehou

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A French cider variety introduced into the UK in the 1920s by Dr H.E. Durham for H.P. Bulmer & Co. A very precocious, biennial cropper susceptible to scab. Fruits are small to medium and soft. Harvested late September to early October. Produces a bittersweet, fruity and full-bodied cider of excellent quality.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)

Accession No.
1989 - 097

  

Accession name
Nehou
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
6th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
small 1
Shape
Oblong conical 1
Height
48.16 mm 1
Width
47.38 mm 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
absent 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Flesh Colour
White 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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