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Rose de Benauge

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in the Bordeaux district of France. Recorded in 1872. Fruits have firm, fairly tender, yellowish white flesh with a sweet subacid flavour.

Bonne de Mai, Cadillac, Codillac, de Cadillac, Dieu, Dieudonne, Pomme de Cadillac, Pomme de Codellac, Pomme de Codillac, Rose (de Knoop), Rose d ' Hollande, Rose d' Holland, Rose de Dropt, Rose de Holland, Rose de Hollande, Rose de la BĂ©nauge, Rose de la Benauge, Rose de Mai, Rose du Dropt, Rose Tendre, Rosenapfel aus Benauge, Rozovka iz Benozha
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1957 - 081


Accession name
Rose de Benauge
Flowering time  ›››
17th May10% flowering
22nd MayFull (80%) flowering
29th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
medium 1
Broad globose conical 1
weak-medium 1
weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/washed out 1
low 1
Flesh Colour
White 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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