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Amere de Berthencourt apple

Malus domestica
Amere de Berthencourt is a traditional French bittersweet cider apple.

USDA identification images for Amere de Berthencourt

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.


    Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.

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    Origins

    • Species: Malus domestica

    Using

    • Cropping: Good
    • Keeping (of fruit): 2-3 weeks
    • Food uses: Hard cider
    • Juice style: Bittersweet (cider)

    Growing

    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Ploidy: Diploid
    • Growth habit: Spreading / Flat-topped
    • Bearing regularity: Biennial tendency
    • Organic culture: Not-suitable

    Climate

    • Cold-hardiness: Cold-hardy
    • Cold hardiness (USDA): (5) -20F / -29C
    • Cold hardiness (USDA): (6) -10F / -23C
    • Cold hardiness (USDA): (7) 0F / -18C
    • Cold hardiness (USDA): (8) 10F / -12C
    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)

    Identification

    • Country of origin: France
    • Period of origin: 1850 - 1899
    • Flower colour: White
    • Fruit size: Small
    • Fruit colour: Yellow / Orange

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