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Reinette Simirenko

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in Russia. Found in the garden of P.F. Simirenko in the Ukraine. Described in 1895. Fruits have tender, crisp, greenish white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Reinette de Simirenko, Reinette Verte de Simirenko, Reinette Verte Incomparable, Renet Filibera, Renet P. F. Simirenko, Renet Simirenko, Simirenko, Simirenkova Reneta, Wood's Greening, Wood's Grunling, Zelenyi renet Simirenko, Zeleomi renet Simirenko
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1950 - 114

  

Accession name
Reinette Simirenko
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Truncate conical 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
n/a 1
Over Colour Pattern
n/a 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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