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Ralls Janet

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated on the farm of Caleb Ralls in Amherst County, Virginia, USA. First known in about 1800. Fruits have firm, crisp, tender flesh with a subacid, slightly sweet, aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Genet, Geneton, Geniton, Gennetin, Genneting, Gennetting, Ginet, Indiana Janetting, Indiana Jannetting, Janet, Janet de Rawle, Janetting, Jefferson Pippin, Jeniton, Jennett, Jennette, Jenniton, Missouri Janet, Never Fail, Neverfail, Ralls, Ralls Genet, Raul's Genetting, Raul's Gennetting, Raule Jannet, Raule's Genet, Raule's Janet, Raule's Janett, Raule's Janette, Raule's Jannating, Raule's Jannet, Raule's Janneting, Raule's Jannette, Raule's Jannetting, Raule's Jennetting, Rawl's Janet, Rawle's Genet, Rawle's Gennett, Rawle's Gennetting, Rawle's Janet, Rawle's Janett, Rawle's Jannet, Rawle's Jennet, Rawle's Jenneting, Rawle's Jennette, Rawles Janet, Rawles' Jannet, Red Never Fail, Red Neverfail, Rock Remain, Rock Rimmon, Rockremain, Rockrimmon Rowle's Janet, Royal Janette, Winter Genneting, Winter Jannetting, Winter Jounetting, Yellow Janett, Yellow Janette
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Mother to:
Fuji
Kyokko
Fukunishiki
Shinko
Amanishiki
Horei
Megumi
New Fuji
Father to:
Fukutami
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
small-medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked/mottled 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine-medium 2

Accession No.
1953 - 133

  

Accession name
Ralls Janet
Flowering time  ›››
13th May10% flowering
18th MayFull (80%) flowering
26th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1


References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register