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Reinette de Raffray

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
48.50mm 2
Width
55.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1948 - 270

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1948 from Cotes du Nord, France. Fruits have firm, coarse, greenish white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Accession name
Reinette de Raffray
Flowering time  ›››
13th May10% flowering
19th MayFull (80%) flowering
26th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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