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Rosa du Perche

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in France. Described in 1947. Fruits have fairly fine, white flesh with a sweet and perfumed flavour.

Synonyms:
Pourpree
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium-large 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1947 - 202

  

Accession name
Rosa du Perche
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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