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Cassou

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Synonyms:
De Casse, De Cassou
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1973 - 117

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1973 from France. Fruits are crisp and juicy.

Accession name
De Casse
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Ellipsoid 1
Height
67.59 mm 1
Width
70.16 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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