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Belle de Magny

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

This apple is of French origin. It was recorded in 1888. Fruits have fine, softish flesh with a rich and subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Bell de Mani, Belle de Magni, Krasavitsa iz Mani
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1947 - 248

  

Accession name
Belle de Magny
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Height
57.64 mm 1
Width
68.25 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
mottled/washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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