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Abondance

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to be of French origin. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1947. Fruits have a rather coarse, dry, white flesh which soon discolours. Flavour is sweet to subacid.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
65.50mm 2
Width
72.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1947 - 260

  

Accession name
Abondance
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
23rd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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