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Rouget

Dessert / Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1948 - 278

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1948 from Cotes-du-Nord, France. Fruits have fairly crisp, tender white flesh with a sweet, subacid flavour.

Accession name
Rouget (Cotes du Nord)
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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