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Calville des Femmes Apple

Malus domestica
One of a number of Calville apples from Normandy.

Origin: France 1850

Pollination:  Calville des Femmes is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

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Calville des Femmes Apple Trees for sale - order online

We currently produce this variety to order only through our bud-grafting service. You cannot order on line. If you wish to order please contact us using the messaging facility on the contact us page. Let us have your name, postal address, telephone and email address as well as which variety you would like us to produce, how many and on what rootstock. Bud-grafting is carried out in late July and early August. The trees would be supplied approximately 18 months later. We normally need to have received orders by the beginning of July. Please click here for full details of our bud-grafting service.

History and description of Calville des Femmes

Found in the garden of Comice Horticole, Angers, France 1850. Large greenish yellow fruit with the heavily ribbed Calville shape. Stores well. Keeps shape when cooked but has little flavour.

Main characteristics of Calville des Femmes

Use Culinary
Colour Yellow
Flavour Sharp
Fruit size  Large
Picking time  Mid/Late Oct
Season of use  Nov-Feb

Tree vigour  Vigorous
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Special features Cooked Keeps Shape

Pollination date  15
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile Triploid
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