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Muscadet de Dieppe apple

Muscadet de Dieppe
Excellent cider apple. Orange-red, smallish fruit. Sweet and aromatic.

Muscadet de Dieppe apple identification images

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USDA identification images for Muscadet de Dieppe

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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    Spring blossom records for this variety

    2011 season

    • May  2011  - tree owned by v in Lucknow, Canada

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    Harvest records for this variety

    2011 season

    • 2nd week September  2011  - tree owned by v in Lucknow, Canada


    • Species: Malus domestica - Apple
    • Originates from: Normandy, France
    • Introduced: 1750
    • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1999-043


    • Country of origin: France
    • Period of origin: 1700 - 1749
    • Fruit colour: Orange flush
    • Annual cycle: Deciduous
    • Fruit size: Average
    • Fruit shape: Flat-round


    • Picking season: Mid
    • Keeping (of fruit): 2-3 weeks
    • Flavour quality: Very good
    • Juice style: Bittersweet (cider)
    • Cropping: Good
    • Fruit persistence: Normal ripening
    • Food uses: Hard cider
    • Picking month: September
    • Picking period: late September
    • Specific gravity: 1055
    • Wildlife: RHS Plants for Pollinators


    • Gardening skill: Average
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Pollinating others: Average
    • Ploidy: Diploid
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile


    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)

    Other qualities

    • Disease resistance: Average
    • Fire blight: Some resistance

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