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Red Fameuse


Malus domestica Borkh.

A coloured sport of Fameuse. Received by the National Fruit Trials via Scotland from Yugoslavia. Fruits have rather soft, fine-textured, juicy flesh with a very sweet and vinous flavour similar to McIntosh.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Sport of Fameuse

Accession No.
1967 - 076


Accession name
Red Fameuse
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
late september 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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