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Rouget de Born

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Lozere, France. Described in 1947. Fruits have fine, rather soft, greenish white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Double de Vilfort
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium-large 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1948 - 778

  

Accession name
Rouget de Born
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
17th MayFull (80%) flowering
25th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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