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Tardive Forestier

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

An old French cider apple. Produces a bittersweet cider.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1989 - 114

  

Accession name
Tardive Forestier
Flowering time  ›››
23rd April10% flowering
25th AprilFull (80%) flowering
5th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid November 1
Size
small 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
45.25 mm 1
Width
49.45 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Flesh Colour
White 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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