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Calville des Prairies

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1975 - 351

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1975 from Belgium. Cooks well.

Accession name
Calville des Prairies
Flowering time  ›››
14th May10% flowering
18th MayFull (80%) flowering
25th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Flat 1
Height
48.13 mm 1
Width
62.56 mm 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
mottled/washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Greenish 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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