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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 $35.95
    Mature height: 6ft-9ft after 10 years
    Dwarf rootstock
    Out of stock
    Sorry we have sold out for this season

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