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Argilière apple

Argilière is a traditional mid-season dessert apple from the north of France.

The green/yellow apples are prominently covered with a red flush.

The apples will keep for a couple of months if picked slightly early. If left on the tree they usually drop prematurely.

USDA identification images for Argilière

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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    • Species: Malus domestica
    • Parentage: Unknown


    • Picking season: Mid
    • Cropping: Good
    • Keeping (of fruit): 1-2 months
    • Flavor style (apples): Sweet/Sharp
    • Food uses: Eating fresh


    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Bearing regularity: Regular
    • Organic culture: Suitable


    • Country of origin: Belgium
    • Country of origin: France
    • Fruit size: Large
    • Fruit colour: Green / Red

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