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Pollination group:


Identification: Medium tending to large. Roundish, sometimes moderately conic and slightly angular. Green ranging to yellow, sometimes with faint, reddish streaks. The stem is medium thick and long, set in a conical cavity which has russet markings extending onto the shoulder. The calyx is moderate and open, in a shallow, moderately deep basin. Tends to have a slightly greasy feel on the surface.

Characteristics: The flesh is white, somewhat dry and coarse-grained. Juicy with a fruity flavour.

Origins: France

Cultivation: Moderately vigorous.

Ploidism: Diploid. Self sterile.

12 weeks

Cold storage: Keeps three months in cold storage.

Harvest: Ready for harvest by the middle of the fifth period.

Harvest period: 5

Status: dessert

Pollination group: F

Pollination day: 21

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