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Pollination group:

Amer Forestier

Synonyms: Often referred to as American Forestier and American Forester in North America.

Identification: Small, round conic. Green base colour over which is a dense pattern of red striping covering the sun exposed face.

Characteristics: The flesh is white, firm. Juicy and sweet.

Uses: Intended for making hard cider and too bitter for other purposes.

Origins: France

Cultivation: Mildly spreading. Bears fruit on spurs and tips. Biennial. Produces abundant crops.

Ploidism: Diploid. Self sterile.

Harvest: During the middle of the fifth period.

Juice character: Tannins 0.34%, Malic acid 0.20%, Brix 12.0

Juice classification: Bitter Sweet

Brix: 12

Specific gravity: 1.048

Harvest period: 5

Type(s): Cider

Pollination group: F

Pollination day: 20

ARS GRIN entry: Accession ID