Franquette

 

Height & Growth

strong growing

Tree crown

Massive crown

Flowering

late flowering. The beginning of the vegetation and the flowering starts late. Suitable for areas with low winter temperatures and late spring frosts.

Flowering type

Protandrous

Pollination

very good pollinator for Lara and Chandler.

Terminal or Lateral

 terminal bearing variety, but high yields

Fruiting

late fruit bearing.

Fruit

medium (9-12 g), ca. 28-32 mm, globular nuts.

Shell & pericarp

Robust typical classy shell

Kernel

Nice light kernels, weight 5-6 g, easily shelled, wonderful taste

Harvest

End of September / beginning of October

Oil content

65%

Kernel %

45%

Winter hardness

very good winter frost hardness

Frost susceptibility

high resistance to late spring frost

Sensitivity to bacterial blight and anthracnose

resistance to anthracnose and bacterial blight (only on more acid soils more susceptible