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Bonne Hotture

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated at Maine-et-Loire, France. Recorded in 1867. Fruits have crisp, sweet flesh.

Synonyms:
Bonne Auture, Bonne Hoture, Bonne-Auture, de Bonne-Hotture
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
45.00mm 2
Width
60.00mm 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1948 - 212

  

Accession name
Bonne Hotture
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
23rd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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