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Saint Baussan

Synonyms: de Cour, Peupion, Reinette Fouettee, Rose de Coeur, Saint Bauzin, Saint Bauzon, Saint Louis, Thiriette, Vache

Identification: Medium, round. The base color is greenish yellow, washed deep red on the sun exposed face and marked with a pattern of darker stripes which show as faint stripes on the shaded face. The calyx is small and open, set in a deep and narrow basin. The stem is very short and stout, set in a deep and narrow, russetted cavity.

Characteristics: The flesh is white to pale greenish, fine-grained, very sweet.

Origins: Considered to have originated in France. Recorded in 1872 as being a very old variety with unknown origins.

Cultivation: Moderately vigorous.

Ploidism: Diploid. Self sterile.

16 weeks

Cold storage: Up to four months

Harvest: In the latter half of the fourth period.

Harvest period: 4

Type(s): Dessert

Pollination group: D

Pollination day: 14


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