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Reinette Courthay

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1948 - 170

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1948 from Switzerland. Fruits have soft, coarse, greenish white flesh with an acid flavour.

Accession name
Reinette Courthay
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped 1
Russet
very low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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