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Fenouillet Gris apple tree

Fenouillet Gris
Fenouillet Gris is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Picking season: Late
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Pollination group: 4
Fenouillet Gris is an old French apple variety, noted for its aniseed flavors.

Fenouillet Gris apple trees for sale

  • Small 1-year bare-root tree $37.95
    Mature height: 6ft-9ft after 10 years
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Fenouillet Gris an old French apple variety, thought to have been cultivated in the vegetable garden of Louis XIV at Versailles in the 17th century.

It has a rich flavor with a characteristic hint of aniseed, and is a particularly good variety for juicing and for adding to cider blends.

Fenouillet Gris characteristics

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Pollination group4
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • Bearing regularityRegular
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
  • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Picking seasonLate
  • UsesEating freshJuiceHard cider
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
  • Flavor style (apples)Aniseed
  • General resistanceAverage
  • ScabSome resistance
  • Summer maximum temperaturesWarm (25-30C / 76-85F)
  • Country of originFrance
  • Period of origin1600 - 1649
  • Flesh colourWhite
  • Fruit colorGreen / YellowOrange / RedRusset
  • Fruit sizeSmall