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Name:

Pollination group:

Bassard

Identification: Medium size, flat rounded to oblate. The skin is green blushed yellowish on the sun exposed face, sometimes pale orange. The eye is small and closed, set in a shallow and narrow, puckered basin. The stem is very short and medium thick, set in a medium deep and narrow, russeted cavity.

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, coarse?grained, firm and crisp. Acidic.

Uses: Primarily a cooking apple which makes a brisk and richly flavoured sauce.

Origins: France, described in 1948

Cultivation: Moderately vigorous.

Ploidism: Self sterile. Group G. Day 24.

12 weeks

Cold storage: Keeps up to three months.

Harvest: Late in the fourth period.

Harvest period: 4

Type(s): Cooking, Sauce

Pollination group: G

Pollination day: 24


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Apples with a similar sounding name:

Bassard
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Type: Cider

origins: Originated Brie southeast of Paris (France)

Synonyms: Bassard doré