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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.

Synonyms:
Bien Attachee, Bovinski, Bumazhnyi renet, Champagne, Champagnei Renet, Champagner, Champagner Reinette, Champagner Renette, Champagner-Reinette, Champaigne Reinette, Drei Jahr dauernder Mutterapfel, Drei Jahre dauern der Mutterapfel, Furstlicher Tafelapfel, Gebirgs-Taffetiner, Glas Apfel, Glas Reinette, Glas-Reinette, Glasapfel, Glattapfel, Herrenapfel, Herrnapfel, Jahrapfel, Kapuziner, KapuzinerApfel, Kasapfel, Laskrieger, Loskrieger, Loskriger, Mariedl-Apfel, Marien-Apfel, Niederlandische Weisse Reinette, Pomme bien Attache, Pomme bien attachee, Rabenapfel, Reinette Bien Attachee, Reinette Blanche de Champagne, Reinette de France, Reinette de Friesland, Reinette de Frisland, Reinette de Versailles, Reinette Frisland, Reinette Plate de Champagne, Reinette von Versailles, Renet Bespodobnyi, Renet Bezpodobnii, Renet bumajhnyi, Renet Bumajnii, Renet de Champagne, Renet Sampanskii, Renet Sampanskij, Reneta Sampanska, Reneta Szampanska, Sampanska Reneta, Sampanskii renet, Schmalzapfel, Silberapfel, Soskrieger, Taffetapfel, Taffetinerapfel, Wachsrenette, Weissapfel, Weisse Versailler Reinette, Weisser Zwiebelapfel, Zweijahrling, Zwiebelapfel
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
57.50mm 2
Width
73.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Pink 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Russet
low 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Juiciness
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


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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