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Reinette a Longue Queue

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Synonyms:
Reinette a la Longue Queue, Reinette a Longue Quene
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
66.00mm 2
Width
79.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1947 - 198

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials from France. Recorded in 1831. Fruits have firm, rather coarse, greenish white flesh with a sweetish, slightly aromatic flavour.

Accession name
Reinette a Longue Queue
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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