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Teint Frais

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Brittany, France. Known since the late 1700s. Fruits have firm, fine, white flesh with an acid flavour.

Synonyms:
D-elle de Kerlivio, Kerlivio, Pomme Kerlivio, Teint-Frais, Teinte Frais, Ten-fre
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1947 - 155

  

Accession name
Teint Frais
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Height
66.31 mm 1
Width
83.04 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crumbly 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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