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Patte de Loup

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in the late 1700s in Beaupreau, Marie-et-Loire, France. Fruits have firm flesh with a sweet, subacid, perfumed flavour.

Patte du Loup, Pocre de Loup, Pomme de Loup
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Flat 2
small-medium 2
Ground Colour
Green 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
high-very high 2
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1948 - 204


Accession name
Patte de Loup
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
16th MayFull (80%) flowering
25th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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