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Racine

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1949 - 161

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1947 from France. Fruits have fairly fine, white flesh with a sweetish flavour.

Accession name
Racine (Allier)
Flowering time  ›››
22nd May10% flowering
27th MayFull (80%) flowering
4th June90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
mottled/washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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