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Pollination group:


Identification: Large, round and often with angular sides. Green to greenish yellow, sometimes lightly blushed on the sun exposed face. Marked with scattered russet patches. The eye is medium size and open, set in a deep and narrow basin. The stem is short and medium thick set in a deep and narrow cavity which is surrounded by an extensive patch of russet which extends over the shoulder and onto the face of the apple.

Characteristics: The flesh is white, fine grained. Sweet.

Uses: Cooking.

Origins: France

Cultivation: Moderately vigorous.

Ploidism: Self sterile. Group G. Day 27.

16 weeks

Cold storage: Up to four months.

Harvest: Late in the fourth period.

Harvest period: 4

Type(s): Cooking

Pollination group: G

Pollination day: 27


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Type: Dessert

characteristics: Brix 10.4, acidity 6.1 g/litre

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characteristics: The flesh is white with pink stain next to the skin. Soft, sweet, juicy and perfumed.