Drap d’Or

Accession

Yoncalla, OR (Nick Botner Colletion)

Synonyms

Draps d’Or, Drap d’Or of France, Vrai Drap d’Or, Bay Apple, Bonne de Mai, Cloth of Gold, Cressy, Cressy Apple of Beverly, Early Summer Pippin, Embroidered Pippin, Embroidered Apple, White Baldwin, Pomme de Caractere, Fenouillet Jaune, Golden Ball

Origin

France, possibly Brittany; 1628

Season

Fall-winter

Uses

Fresh eating/dessert, Cooking, Fresh eating

Distinctive Features

yellow skin turning brick red, gilded russet, small closed calyx

Resembles

Keepsake, Golden Ball, King David, Kennebec Russet, Dyer, Trail Apple, Burchard’s Reinette

Status of Name

Likely Correct, Not Verified

DNA Information

Will be tested 2021
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