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Etlins Reinette

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originally found on the Landenberg estate of pomologist Etlin, in Germany. It was new in 1866. Fruits have fine, crisp flesh with a sweet, slightly subacid, aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Etlin's Reinette, Ettlin's Reinette, Reinette d'Etlin, Reinette Ettlin's
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1947 - 264

  

Accession name
Etlins Reinette
Flowering time  ›››
1st May10% flowering
6th MayFull (80%) flowering
11th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
58.79 mm 1
Width
68.17 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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