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Pepin d'Or de Bovelingen

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in Belgium. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1947. Fruits have fine, crisp, greenish white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Pepin d'Or de Bowerlingen
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1947 - 364

  

Accession name
Pepin d'Or de Bovelingen (Viennois)
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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