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Reinette Grise du Canada

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A russetted sport of Reinette du Canada. Triploid. Origin unknown but known since the early 1800s. Fruits have firm, rather coarse-textured, somewhat dry flesh with a sweet and moderate flavour.

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Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Broad globose conical 2
large 2
60.00mm 2
77.50mm 2
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
high-very high 2
Weak 2
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1956 - 065


Accession name
Reinette Grise du Canada
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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