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Blanc Sur

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
52.50mm 2
Width
61.50mm 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1948 - 247

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1948 from France. Fruits have crisp, coarse, yellowish-white flesh with a sweet, subacid flavour.

Accession name
Blanc Sur (Orne)
Flowering time  ›››
1st June10% flowering
6th JuneFull (80%) flowering
13th June90% 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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