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Medieval Fruit Varieties



Variety: Court Pendu Gris (14th c.)

Synonyms:
Azerolle du Blayais, Azerolly, Azeroly, Bardin, Bardiner, Black Tom, Burdiner, Capendu, Carpendy, Courpendu de la Quintinye, Courpendue, Court Pendu, Court Pendu Bardin, Court Pendu Gris, Court Pendu Petit Gris, Court-Pendu, Court-Pendu Bardin, Court-Pendu de la Quintinye, Court-Pendu Gris, Courtpendu, Courtpendu Gris, Curtipendula Minora, de Bardin, Fennouillet Rouge, Fenouillet Gris, Fenouillet Raye, Fenouillet Rouge, Fenouillet Rouge Musque, Gestreifter Fenchel, Gestriefter Fenchel Apfel, Gros Fenouillet, Petit Courpendu, Petit Court Pendu, Petit Courtpendu Gris, Pomme de Bardin, Reinette Courpendu, Reinette Court Pendu, Reinette de Court-Pendu, Reinette de Gosling, Reinette de Goslinga, Reinette Grise de Champagne, Rote Fenchelapfel, Roter Fenchel, Roter Fenchel Apfel, Roter Kurzstiel, Roter Kurzstiel (des Quintinye), Rotgestreifter Fenchel, Rotgestreifter Fenchel Apfel, Trenouillet Rouge

[Source: UK National Fruit Collection ]

Notes:
Comments:: Fruit: size medium, W62-67 x L52-54 mm; shape flat, truncate-conic, convex, ribbed on body, asymmetric; skin deep yellow, slightly blushed and striped pink, russet at thecalyx basin, thick; flesh firm, crisp, yellowish white; flavor very sweet, slightly subacid, aromatic; harvest season very late.

Grown, at present, in France, known in 1300's.

[Source: USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN). [Online Database] National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Available: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/acc/display.pl?1018382 (04 October 2012) ]




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