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Pomme Noire

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1973 - 118


Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1973 from France. Fruits have sweet, pale green flesh with a sweet flavour.

Accession name
Pomme Noire
Flowering time  ›››
29th April10% flowering
3rd MayFull (80%) flowering
12th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Broad globose conical 1
weak 1
weak 1
Ground Colour
Green 1
Over Colour
Brown 1
Over Colour Amount
high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
absent 1
Flesh Colour
Greenish 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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