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Pomme d'Enfer

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1948 - 228

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1948 from Allier, France. Fruits have firm, greenish white flesh with an acid flavour.

Accession name
Pomme d'Enfer
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Conical 1
Height
69.94 mm 1
Width
69.42 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Dark Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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