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Ribonde

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
small-medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Russet
very low 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1947 - 200

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1947 from France. Fruits have loose textured, soft, white flesh with a vinous and astringent flavour.

Accession name
Ribonde
Flowering time  ›››
18th May10% flowering
24th MayFull (80%) flowering
2nd June90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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