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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.

Synonyms:
Canada Gris, Graue Canada Reinette, Graue Canada-Reinette, Graue Reinette von Canada, Grise du Canada, Monstrueuse du Canada, Passe Pomme du Canada, Passe-Pomme du Canada, Reinette de Canada (Grise), Reinette de Canada Grise, Reinette du Canada Grise, Reinette du Canada Platte, Reinette Grise, Reinette Grise de Canada, Renet Cenusiu de Canada, Renet seryi kanadskii, Renetta del Canada Rugginosa, Renetta Grigia del Canada, Smaragda, Takapuna Russet
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
60.00mm 2
Width
77.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Russet
high-very high 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Coarseness
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


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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