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Reinette Grise de Portugal

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Origin unknown but recorded in 1798. Fruits have very fine, fairly tender, greenish yellow flesh with a sweet, subacid, perfumed flavour.

Synonyms:
Graue Portugi sische Reinette, Graue Portugiesische Reinette, Portugal Grey Reinette, Portugie sische Lederreinette, Reinette d'Allemagne, Reinette de Portugal
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green 2
Russet
high-very high 2
Coarseness
very fine 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1947 - 141

  

Accession name
Reinette Grise de Portugal
Flowering time  ›››
1st May10% flowering
6th MayFull (80%) flowering
14th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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