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Pollination group:

Amer Doux

Synonyms: Gros Amer Doux, Roquet, Petit Chesné, Massue, Belle Mauvaise, Petit Amer Doux, Saint Riquin Doux

Identification: Medium size tending to large. Round, often lopsided. The base colour is yellow, washed red on the sun exposed face and marked with bright red, broken stripes. Not usually russetted. The eye is closed or partly open, small to medium size, set in a shallow wide and lightly puckered basin. The stem is short, sometimes very short and stout, set in a wide and shallow cavity. Character of the

Characteristics: Sweet with undertones of bitterness.

Origins: Normandie (France)

Cultivation: Vigorous tree that grows quite large on its own roots. Fruits on first and second year growth and develops weeping growth habit as it matures.

Ploidism: Diploid. Self sterile.

12 weeks

Cold storage: Will keep for three months.

Juice classification: Bittersweet

Type(s): Cider

Pollination group: G

Pollination day: 24