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Reinette de Metz

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in France. Described in 1934. Fruits have fairly fine, tender, white flesh with a sweet, subacid and slightly aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
54.00mm 2
Width
60.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
mottled 2
Russet
low 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1947 - 148

  

Accession name
Reinette de Metz
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
14th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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