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Bonnet Carre

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated from France. Recorded in 1948. Fruits are sweet with a perfumed flavour.

Synonyms:
Belle Dunoise
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1947 - 159

  

Accession name
Bonnet Carre
Flowering time  ›››
17th May10% flowering
23rd MayFull (80%) flowering
29th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Truncate conical 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
strong 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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