Calville Blanc d'Hiver apple identification

Calville Blanc d'Hiver apple identification
The perfect choice for tarte aux pommes, its spicy aromatic flavor makes it one of the world's top culinary apples. Parentage: Unknown. Introduced / discovered in 1500s - late.

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Identification

  • Flesh colour - White to Cream, pale yellow
  • Fruit size - Medium
  • Fruit size - Large
  • Fruit shape - Short-round-conical
  • Fruit shape - Conical
  • Fruit shape - Oblong-conical
  • Fruit shape - Oblong
  • Shape features - Elliptical, Compressed, Irregular
  • Shape features - Anglular (flat-sided)
  • Shape features - Ribbed
  • Shape features - Prominent uneven ribs
  • Shape features - Ribbed cavity to basin
  • Shape features - Unusual shape
  • Shape features (vertical view) - Lop-sided, unequal sides, irregular
  • Shape features (vertical view) - Ribs more pronounced at apex, toward basin
  • Shape features (vertical view) - Tapering toward calyx end or apex
  • Shape uniformity - Uniform, in size and shape
  • Bultitude apple group - 5. Yellow, smooth, sweet or acidic
  • Seeds - size - Small
  • Seeds - size - Medium
  • Core - Abaxile / Irregular
  • Core - Closed
  • Core - Open
  • Seeds - point - Acute
  • Seeds - point - Obtuse
  • Seeds - characteristics - Abortive
  • Seeds - characteristics - Dark
  • Seeds - characteristics - Few
  • Seeds - characteristics - Plump
  • Core - carpels - Hollow cylinder at center
  • Core - lines - Moderate
  • Core - lines meeting - Sides of calyx tube
  • Calyx / Sepals- Opening - Small
  • Calyx / Sepals- Opening - Medium
  • Calyx / Sepals - Size - Medium
  • Calyx / Sepals - Size - Short
  • Calyx / Sepals - Width - Medium
  • Calyx Tube - Shape - Conic
  • Calyx Tube - Shape - Urn
  • Calyx Tube -  Length - Medium
  • Calyx Tube -  Length - Short
  • Calyx Tube -  Size - Medium
  • Calyx Tube -  Size - Small
  • Calyx Tube -  Stamen - Median
  • Calyx Tube -  Stamen - Basal
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Pubescent
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Green with brown tips
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Partially Open
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Erect
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Reflexed
  • Russet - Present
  • Russet - Not present
  • Russet % coverage - Low
  • Russet details - Capillary lines, Netting, Veins, Webbing
  • Russet details - Radiating, stellate, rays, stripes
  • Russet details - Dots, Patches, Spots
  • Russet details - In stem cavity
  • All green or yellow - Only green or yellow present
  • All green or yellow - Other colors present
  • Skin color (when ripe) - White to Greenish to Green
  • Skin color (when ripe) - Yellow (+/or) Green with some Red (+/or) Pink
  • Skin color (when ripe) - Yellow (+/or) Green with NO Red (+/or) Pink
  • Skin color (when ripe) - Bluish cast on top of color
  • Skin blush - Present
  • Skin blush - Not present
  • Skin blush (color) - Orange to Orange Red Brown
  • Skin blush (color) - Red to Deep Red into Dark Purple
  • Skin blush (color) - Bronze to Brownish Purple
  • Skin blush (color) - Pink to Pinkish Red Copper
  • Scarf skin - Present
  • Suture lines - Not present
  • Bloom - Not present
  • Skin waxy or greasy - Waxy or greasy (fresh or stored)
  • Skin feel - Dry
  • Skin feel - Hammering, peening, tiny pits, shallow dimples
  • Skin feel - Smooth
  • Stripes - No stripes
  • Stem (length) - Does not extend above cavity
  • Stem (length) - Variable
  • Stem (length) - Short
  • Stem (length) - Medium
  • Stem (thickness) - Variable
  • Stem (thickness) - Slender
  • Stem (thickness) - Medium
  • Stem (thickness) - Thick
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Concentric lines of russet
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Gray to Brown Russet
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Heavy russet
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Little, light russet
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Russet cap covers shoulders of cavity
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Russet rays extening out from stem cavity
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Yellow to Golden Brown Russet
  • Stem (position) - Inclined, Oblique, laying to the side
  • Stem (position) - Slightly Oblique
  • Stem (position) - Upright
  • Stem (details) - Curved
  • Stem (color) - Brown
  • Stem (color) - Green
  • Stem Cavity (protruberances) - Compressed
  • Stem Cavity (protruberances) - Furrows, Corrugated
  • Stem Cavity (side view depth) - Variable
  • Stem Cavity (side view depth) - Medium
  • Stem Cavity (side view depth) - Deep
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Brown
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Concentric Lines of Russet
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Green
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Ribbed
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Russet
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Scarf Stripes extend from stem
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Scarf, Pale Coating
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Silvery Gray
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Yellow
  • Stem Cavity (slope to stem) - Steep, Acuminate slope
  • Stem Cavity (slope to stem) - Acute, Medium Slope
  • Stem Cavity (top view orientation) - Oblique - slanted to one side
  • Stem Cavity (top view width) - Wide, Broad
  • Basin skin - Yellow
  • Basin skin - Shiny, Smooth
  • Basin skin - Russet
  • Basin skin - Green
  • Basin width - Moderate
  • Basin width - Variable
  • Basin russet - Gray to Brown Russet
  • Basin russet - Little, light russet
  • Basin russet - Smooth, fine Russet
  • Basin (top view) - Uneven, Oblique, Slanted
  • Basin (side view slope to eye) - Tight, Acuminate
  • Basin (side view slope to eye) - Tight to medium slope
  • Basin (side view slope to eye) - Acute, Regular, Medium slope
  • Basin (side view slope to eye) - Obtuse, gradual slope to eye
  • Basin (side view slope to eye) - Variable
  • Basin (side view depth) - Shallow
  • Basin (side view depth) - Medium depth
  • Basin (side view depth) - Deep
  • Basin (side view depth) - Variable depth
  • Basin (protruberances) - Beaded, Mammiform
  • Basin (protruberances) - Ridged, Ribbed
  • Basin (protruberances) - Undulate, Furrowed, Wavy, Puckered
  • Basal lobes - Present, Crowned, or 5-lobed
  • Dots (description) - Brown
  • Dots (description) - Green
  • Dots (description) - Light colored, pale, greyed
  • Dots (description) - Same color as background
  • Dots (description) - Areolar
  • Dots (description) - Gray
  • Dots (description) - Raised
  • Dots (description) - Russet
  • Dots (description) - Submerged / Depressed
  • Dots (description) - White
  • Dots (numbers) - Moderate
  • Dots (numbers) - Numerous
  • Dots (size) - Large
  • Dots (size) - Medium
  • Dots (size) - Small
  • Dots (skin lenticels) - Conspicuous, prominent, distinct
  • Dots (skin lenticels) - Lenticels conspicuous
  • Dots (skin lenticels) - Inconspicuous, not prominent
  • Dots (spread) - Random, Irregular spread
  • Dots (spread) - Equally spread
  • Dots (spread) - From Basin lessening toward Cavity
  • Dots (spread) - From Cavity lessening toward Basin
  • Flesh (staining) - Yellow
  • Flesh (staining) - Green
  • Flesh (staining) - Not present
  • Flesh (texture) - Tender, Soft, Melting
  • Flesh (texture) - Moderate
  • Flesh (grain) - Fine
  • Flesh (grain) - Medium
  • Flesh (grain) - Granular, Coarse, Mealy
  • Flesh (juiciness) - Juicy or Very Juicy

Using

  • Uses - Cooking
  • Uses - Drying
  • Flavour quality - Exceptional
  • Flavour quality - Very good
  • Flavour style - Aromatic
  • Flavour style - Sweet/Sharp
  • Flavour style - Sharper
  • Flavour style - Sweeter
  • Flavour style - Sharp / refreshing
  • Harvest period - Late season
  • Harvest period - Very-Late season
  • Only sweet flavor - Tart, sub-acid, or bitter flavor detected

Growing

  • Flowering period - Mid-Late season
  • Flowering group - 4
  • Fruit bearing - Spur-bearer
  • First planted - Before 1950

References




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