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Pollination group:

à Troche

Synonyms: a Paquets, Sucrevert, Surre

Summary: A multipurpose apple mostly grown in the gardens of rural France.

Identification: Medium tending to large. Round to flat round in shape. The skin is green maturing to yellow, russeted around the stem cavity. The eye is small and closed, set in a small, shallow and lightly puckered basin. The stem is stout, medium long and set in a deep and narrow caivty..

Characteristics: The flesh is greenish. Fine grained. Juicy, mildly sweet and somewhat tart. Aromatic.

Uses: A good eating apple when allowed to ripen fully. Lends itself well to apple sauce. Also used for juice and cider.

Origins: Grown in Charente, Vendée and Corrèze (France). Popular during the early 1900s.

Cultivation: Moderately vigorous. Some tendency to producing best every other year.

Ploidism: Self sterile. Group ???? Day ???? late

24 weeks

Cold storage: Keeps well in cold storage. Up to about six months.

Harvest: In the middle of the fifth period.

Juice classification: Bittersweet

Harvest period: 5

Type(s): Cider, Dessert, Eating, Juice, Sauce