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Verite

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in France. Recorded in 1876. Fruits have firm, greenish white flesh with a slightly sweet, subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1948 - 283

  

Accession name
Verite
Flowering time  ›››
21st May10% flowering
26th MayFull (80%) flowering
4th June90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
59.49 mm 1
Width
67.58 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
absent 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
very low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Greenish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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