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Reinette de Champagne

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in about 1770 in Champagne, France. Fruits have firm, crisp, rather dry, greenish white flesh with a slightly sweet, slightly subacid flavour.

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Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Flat 2
medium-large 2
57.50mm 2
73.50mm 2
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Pink 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
low 2
Weak 2
crisp 2
dry 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1948 - 667


Accession name
Reinette de Champagne
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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