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Belle-Fleur de Saint-Benoit

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Ellipsoid 2
small-medium 2
medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1947 - 163


Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1947 from France. Fruits have firm, acid flesh.

Accession name
Belle-Fleur de Saint-Benoit
Flowering time  ›››
12th May10% flowering
18th MayFull (80%) flowering
25th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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