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Belle-Fleur Large Mouche

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Balleau, Dubbele Belle Fleur, Lancashire, Lanscahire, Large Mouche, Ossekop, Rabael, Rabaelle, Tete de Boeuf
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Flat globose 2
large 2
55.00mm 2
75.00mm 2
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
dry 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1948 - 595


Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1948 from Belgium. Cooks well.

Accession name
Belle-Fleur Large Mouche
Flowering time tree 1  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time tree 1
Mid October 1
Size tree 2
large 1
Ribbing tree 2
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour tree 2
Green yellow 1
Over Colour tree 2
Red 1
Over Colour Pattern tree 2
striped/solid flush 1
Juiciness tree 2
dry 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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