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Graue Herbstrenette

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in England or Europe. It was first described in 1670. Fruits have fine, soft flesh with a sweet, subacid flavour.

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Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1951 - 047


Accession name
Graue Herbstrenette
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
large-very large 1
Flat globose 1
71.23 mm 1
81.58 mm 1
medium 1
weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
mottled 1
very high 1
dry 1
Flesh Colour
White 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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