Traditional French variety, good productivity, excellent nut quality, yields only fair compared to modern lateral bearing varieties such as Fernor and Lara. Partly self- fertile, bearing fruit at 3-5 years. Late fruiting season, nut size mid to large and well sealed. Resistance to blight and codling moth.
Tree: Medium vigour, very productive. Generally apical fructification(1- 2 nuts per terminal), requires little pruning.
Flowering: Late blossoming period. Partly self- fertile, Franquette is usually used as an excellent pollinator.
Maturation: Late ripening time.
Fruit: Fruits have medium size and good quality.
Taste: Quite good.