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Racine Blanche

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
45.00mm 2
Width
56.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Pink 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
low 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1948 - 254

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1947 from France. Fruits have rather coarse flesh with an acid flavour.

Accession name
Racine Blanche (Vendee)
Flowering time  ›››
14th May10% flowering
20th MayFull (80%) flowering
27th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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