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Reinette de France

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Synonyms:
Court-pendu de Tournay, Reinette d'Orleans
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1948 - 221

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1948 from France. Fruits have firm, yellowish white flesh with a subacid, sweet and slightly aromatic flavour.

Accession name
Reinette de France (Nord)
Flowering time  ›››
26th May10% flowering
31st MayFull (80%) flowering
8th June90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Flat 1
Height
51.46 mm 1
Width
70.21 mm 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
mottled 1
Russet
high-very high 1
Greasiness
Weak 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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