Series: Antique Apple

Apple (Malus) 'Calville Rouge d'automne'

Calville Rouge Apple

Categories: Fruit Tree

 Moderately large apple with characteristic ribbed Calville shape. Skin pale red with a tinge of yellow.


More About Apple (Malus) 'Calville Rouge d'automne'

  • France 1640
  • can still be found in cider orchards in the Normandy region
  • great cider apple

Sweet, slight strawberry or vinous flavor; tender, juicy flesh. Good fresh and for baked apples, keeps its form with a smooth creamy texture.


Height:

12-18 ft

Spread:

8-15 ft

Spacing:

10-20 ft

Hardiness Zone:

4-7

Apple (Malus) 'Calville Rouge d'automne' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Mass Plant
  • Orchard Plant
  • Specimen

Critter Resistance

  • Rabbit Resistant

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant
  • Does best in full sun

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Early Spring

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Needs well drained soil

Bearing/Fruiting Time

  • Mid season

Flower Color

  • Appleblossom Pink

Fruit Qualities

  • distinct flavor
  • sweet
  • texture, soft

Fruiting Attributes

  • good for cider
  • large size
  • good for cooking/baking
  • antique variety

Habit

  • Spreading
  • Irregular

Plant Size

  • Semi-dwarf (12-18')