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Calville Duquesne

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at Mons-Pont-Canal, Belgium by nurseryman Duquesne. It was known to be in existence in 1895. Fruits have soft, coarse flesh with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Kalvil Dukena
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
50.00mm 2
Width
68.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1947 - 276

  

Accession name
Calville Duquesne
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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