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Reinette Grise de Billon

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
medium 2
Height
50.50mm 2
Width
60.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Russet
high-very high 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1948 - 217

  

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

Accession name
Reinette Grise de Billon (Puy de Dome)
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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