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Reinette Marbree

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in the Netherlands. Described in 1760. Fruits have compact, firm, whitish flesh with a very sweet and perfumed flavour.

Synonyms:
a Caracteres, Character, Character Apple, Character of Drap d' Or, Characterreinette, Charakter Reinette, Charakter-Reinette, Cimetiere, Concombre des Chartreux, de SaintJulien, Drap d'Or, Gestrichte Herbst-Reinette, Gestrickte Herbst Reinette, Gestrickte Reinette, Heilige Julian's Apfel, Julien, Karakter Reinette, Neetjes Apple, Netz Reinette, Pomme de Caractere, Pomme de Saint-Julien, Pomme de St. Julien, Reinette Brodee, Reinette Caractere, Reinette de Caractere, Reinette Drap d'Or, Reinette Filee, Reinette Valkenier, Saint Julian, Seigneur d'Orsay
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1947 - 195

  

Accession name
Reinette Marbree
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
n/a 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
n/a 1
Russet
medium-high 1
Greasiness
Weak 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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