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Harberts Reinette

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in Westphalia, Germany. It was known before 1828. Fruits have fine, crisp flesh with a sweet, subacid and slightly aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Harbert-Reinette, Harbert's Apfel, Harbert's Rambour Reinette, Harbert's Reinette, Harbert's Reinettenartiger Rambour, Harbertova reneta, Harberts Rambourreinette, Harberts Reinet, Harberts Reinettenartiger Rambour, Harberts Renett, Reinette de Harbert, Reinette Harbert, Reinette Herberg, Renet Garberta, Stiftsapfel
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Mother to:
Kaiser Wilhelm
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
73.00mm 2
Width
87.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1949 - 040

  

Accession name
Harberts Reinette
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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