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Franquette Walnuts Seedlings

Tree characteristics ( type of fruiting, flowering period,... ), fruit characteristics ( size, maturity period, quality, ...) and production characteristics of the traditional walnut variety of "Franquette"

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TREE

VigourAverage
BearingHalf erect to erect
Type of fruitingType I : partially on terminal twigs at the end of the twigs of one year
BuddingLate
Flowering period
Male flowers 4-19 May
Female flowers 16 May - 1June
 
 

FRUIT

Form
  • Elongated.
  • elliptical to ovoïd
SizeLarge to quite large 28 et 32 mm
Maturity periodQuite late to late
Walnut kernel
  • Good quality 
  • Blond
  • Easy to extract 
  • Represent 40% to 44% of the total weight of the walnut
Gustative quality
  • Good to very good 
  • Soft flavour weakly sweetened
 
 

PRODUCTION

fruitingQuite quick 6 to 8 years
ProductivityAbout 2 t/ha
 
 
 
 

PLANTATION

Soil
Does not like
  • Grounds with acid tendency 
  • Grounds with unrefined structure
  • The filtering grounds and in low capacity of mineral exchanges which stress its sensibility in bacterial attack on fruit
Density10 m x 10 m for a traditional culture
PruningClassical bush or axis
Pollinator
  • Meylannaise
  • Ronde de Montignac
5% placed under prevailing wind
 
 
 

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