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Reinette Grise de la Creuse

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
51.50mm 2
Width
61.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
very low 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1950 - 177

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1950 from France. Fruits have firm, fine, crisp, pale cream flesh with a subacid, sweet and slightly aromatic flavour.

Accession name
Reinette Grise de la Creuse
Flowering time  ›››
15th May10% flowering
21st MayFull (80%) flowering
29th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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