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Teton de Demoiselle

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in France. Recorded in 1872. Fruits have rather soft, dry, yellowish white tinged red flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1947 - 250

  

Accession name
Teton de Demoiselle
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
64.28 mm 1
Width
72.21 mm 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
strong 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crumbly 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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