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Belle-Fille Normande

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated from Normandy, France. Known in the late 1700s. Cooks well.

Synonyms:
Belle-Fille du Pays de Caux, Dameret, de Damoiselle, de Livre, Normandskaya krasavitsa, Pomme de Demoselle, Pomme de Livre
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
66.50mm 2
Width
73.50mm 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Russet
very low 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1947 - 287

  

Accession name
Belle -Fille Normande
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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