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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.

Synonyms:
De Grawe Foos-Renet, Franz Graf von Eggers Reinette, Franz Joseph von Eggers Reinette, Franzosische Gold Reinette, Franzosische Goldereinette, Gold-Reinette, Graawe Foos-Renet, Graawe Fos-Renet, Grau Osnabrucker Reinette, Graue Osnabrucker, Graue Osnabrucker Reinette, Graue Reinette von Canada, Osnabrucker grau uberzogene Reinette, Osnabrucker Grau-Uberzogene Reinette, Osnobrucker Reinette, Reinette Aigre, Reinette d'Osnabruck, Reinette de Osnabruck, Reinette Grise d'Osnabruck, Renet Osnabrukskii, Rotgraue Kelch Reinette, Rotgraue Kelch-Reinette, Rothgraue Kelchreinette
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
52.00mm 2
Width
66.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
low 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Coarseness
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


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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