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Reinette Coulon

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by nurseryman Coulon, Liege, Belgium. First fruited in 1856. Fruits have firm, fine, crisp, yellowish white flesh with a sweet, little acid and slightly aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Coulon, Coulon Reinette, Coulon Renette, Coulon's Reinette, Coulons Reinet, Coulons Reinette, Coulons Renette, Culon Reinette, Culons Reinette, Reinette Coulons
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1958 - 058

  

Accession name
Reinette Coulon
Flowering time  ›››
1st May10% flowering
6th MayFull (80%) flowering
13th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/washed out 1
Russet
low-medium 1
Greasiness
Weak 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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