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Bonnet de Comte

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
small-medium 2
Height
47.00mm 2
Width
51.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1947 - 283

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1947 from France. Fruits have firm flesh with a subacid to acid flavour.

Accession name
Bonnet de Comte
Flowering time tree 1  ›››
11th May10% flowering
16th MayFull (80%) flowering
23rd May90% petal fall
Picking time tree 1
Late October 1
Size tree 2
small 1
Shape tree 2
Globose 1
Height tree 2
48.18 mm 1
Width tree 2
54.37 mm 1
Ribbing tree 2
weak-medium 1
Crown tree 2
medium 1
Ground Colour tree 2
Green yellow 1
Over Colour tree 2
Orange 1
Over Colour Pattern tree 2
striped/mottled 1
Russet tree 2
very low 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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