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Normandie

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in France, although received by the National Fruit Trials from Switzerland in 1948. Fruits have soft, dry, greenish white flesh with an insipid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium 2
Height
47.50mm 2
Width
57.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
very low 2
Juiciness
dry 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1948 - 330

  

Accession name
Normandie (Switzerland)
Flowering time  ›››
21st May10% flowering
27th MayFull (80%) flowering
4th June90% 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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