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Osnabrucker Reinette

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Osnabruck, Hannover, Germany. It was well established in 1802. Fruits have fine, tender flesh with a sweet and very vinous flavour.

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Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Truncate conical 2
medium 2
52.00mm 2
66.00mm 2
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
low 2
Weak 2
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1947 - 070

Accession name
Osnabrucker Reinette
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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