Late Fall. Traditional French mild bittersweet cider apple. Unknown parentage. Probably from Normandy, France.
Bore and Fleckinger classify it as sweet. (SG 1.056–;1.072) Small angular fruit, somewhat oblate and truncate, with a deep red blush covering about three quarters of the fruit. Medium-to-small russeted stem area and small prominent dots.
Recommended for trial in most cider-apple growing districts. Eric Shatt of Redbyrd Orchard Cider provided the scionwood. Blooms mid-late season. Probably Z4. Maine Grown. (Semi-dwarf: 2½-5' bare-root trees)
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