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Vernade

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in France. Described in 1947. Fruits have firm, fine, yellowish white flesh with a very acid flavour.

Synonyms:
Versane
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
53.00mm 2
Width
69.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Russet
low 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1948 - 210

  

Accession name
Vernade (Cher)
Flowering time  ›››
15th May10% flowering
20th MayFull (80%) flowering
28th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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