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Reinette de Geer

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Van Mons, Belgium and named after Baron de Geer. First fruited in 1815. Fruits have fine, compact, crisp, yellowish flesh with a sweet, subacid, aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Degeer's Reinette, Degeers Reinette
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Pink 2
Russet
low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1947 - 189

  

Accession name
Reinette de Geer
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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