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Pomme de Glace (Cher)

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
50.50mm 2
Width
64.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Russet
low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1948 - 224

  

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

Accession name
Pomme de Glace (Cher)
Flowering time  ›››
16th May10% flowering
22nd MayFull (80%) flowering
31st 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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