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Calville de Maussion

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated from France. Recorded in 1870. Fruits have a sweet, subacid, aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Calleville de Maussion, Calville Maussion, Kalvil Mossion, Maussion's Calville
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1947 - 272

  

Accession name
Calville de Maussion
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Ribbing
medium-strong 1
Crown
strong 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
mottled/washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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