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Reinette d'Anjou

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to be of either Belgian or German origin. First mentioned in 1817. Fruits have firm, fine, creamy white flesh with a subacid, slightly sweet, slightly aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1950 - 117

  

Accession name
Reinette d'Anjou
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Truncate conical 1
Height
69.26 mm 1
Width
74.61 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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