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Rose Rouge

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1950 - 178

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1950 from France. Fruits have firm, coarse, whitish flesh with a subacid flavour.

Accession name
Rose Rouge (Loire)
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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