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Rambour Papeleu

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by N.A. Hartwiss, Director of the Botanic Gardens at Nikita, Crimea, Russia. Introduced in about 1853 to Belgium by Aldolphe Papeleu, nurseryman of Wetteren. Fruits have firm, crisp, fine, creamy white flesh with a sweet subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Papeleu's Rambour, Rambour Papaleu, Rambour Papele, Rambour Papelin, Rambour Papuleu, Rambour Popelen, Rambour Popelin, Rambourg Papeleu, Rambourg Popelen, Rambourg Popelin
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
67.00mm 2
Width
77.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
2000 - 080

  

Accession name
Rambour Papeleu
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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