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Calville des Femmes

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Found in 1850 in the garden of Comice Horticole, Angers, France. Fruits have firm, crisp flesh with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Calleville des Femmes, Frauen Calvill, Frauen Calville, Frauencalvill, Kalvil zhenskii
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
79.00mm 2
Width
97.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1947 - 245

  

Accession name
Calville des Femmes
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
15th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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