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Reinette de Plouerc

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1948 - 784

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1948 from France. Fruits have tender, fine, creamy white flesh with a subacid and slightly sweet flavour.

Accession name
Reinette de Plouerc
Flowering time  ›››
11th May10% flowering
16th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out/solid flush 1
Russet
very low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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