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Pepin de Bourgueil

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in France. Described in 1947. Fruits have yellowish white flesh with a sweet flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
55.50mm 2
Width
58.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1948 - 265

  

Accession name
Pepin de Bourgueil
Flowering time  ›››
15th May10% flowering
20th MayFull (80%) flowering
27th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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