Calville Blanc d’Hiver

Accession

Poverty Lane Orchard; Lebanon, NH

Synonyms

Calville, Calville Blanc, Winter White Calville, Winter Calville, American White Winter Calville, Blanche de Zuric, Bonnet Carre, Weisser Winter Calville, White Calville, White Winter Calville, Calvilla Bianca d’Inverus, Pomme de Calval

Origin

France; 1500's

Season

Late fall- winter

Uses

Fresh eating/dessert, Cooking, Sauce

Distinctive Features

bright yellow, deeply ribbed, pronounced crown; famous for tarte tatin

Resembles

Cole’s Quince, Holly, Fall Pippin, Naked Limbed Greening, Blake

Status of Name

Verified Visually by Experts

DNA Information

Assumed to be correct; not tested
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