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Calville Rouge du Mont d'Or

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Found at Champagne-au-Mont-d'Or, France and propagated by horticulturist M. Laperriere. Described in 1934. Fruits have soft, rather coarse flesh with a sweet subacid to acid flavour.

Synonyms:
Calville du Mont d'Or
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1949 - 115

  

Accession name
Calville Rouge du Mont d'Or
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
strong-very strong 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
mottled/washed out/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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