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Pollination group:

Api Rose

Synonyms: Creuse

Identification: Small, round and flat. Skin base colour is pale green maturing to yellow with a blush of red on the sun? exposed face. The stem is short and set in a wide and deep, russeted cavity. A large and slightly opened eye is set in a shallow basin which often shows faint ribbing.

Characteristics: The flesh is greenish, tender, crisp and very juicy. Sweet and slightly tart, giving it a brisk flavour.

Origins: Grown extensively around Paris at one time.

Cultivation: Moderately vigorous, upright spreading spur bearer. Produces heavy crops annually. Hardy. Ripens in the latter half of the OCTOBER period.

Ploidism: Self sterile. Group G. Day 24

Notes: keeps four months


Pollination group: G

Pollination day: 24