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Gold Reinette

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Its origin is unknown but is thought to probably be continental Europe. It has been known in England since the mid 1600s. Fruits have crisp, yellow flesh with a sweet subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1952 - 178

  

Accession name
Gold Reinette (Estonia)
Flowering time  ›››
30th April10% flowering
5th MayFull (80%) flowering
13th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
small 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crumbly 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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