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Reinette de Macon

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in France, probably Macon (Seine-et-Loire). First recorded in 1628. Fruits have firm, fine, creamy white flesh with a slightly sweet, subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Allman grarenett, Allman laderrenett, Carpentin, Carpentiner (March), Damason Reinette, Damason Renette, Double Reinette de Macon, Double Reinette de Mascon, Double-Reinette de Mascon, Laderrenett, Leder Reinette, Leder-Apfel, Leder-Reinette, Lederreinette, Rainette Double de Mazerus, Reinette Damason, Reinette Damson, Reinette de Damason, Reinette de Mascons, Reinette Double de Damason, Reinette Double de Maserus, Reinette von Damason, Renet Damason, Reneta Damazonska, Styryjskie slynne jablko skorzane
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1948 - 610

  

Accession name
Reinette de Macon
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Flat 1
Height
62.33 mm 1
Width
76.65 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
absent 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
high-very high 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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