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Pomme d'Amour

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1947 - 137

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1947 from France. Fruits have firm, yellowish white flesh with a slightly sweet, slightly subacid flavour.

Accession name
Pomme d'Amour
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
small 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
very low 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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