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Reinette Thouin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in the garden of M. Gillet de Laumont, Beaumont, near Montmorency, France and named after Andre Thouin. First fruited in 1822. Fruits have firm, crisp, coarse, greenish white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Bonne Thouin, Renet Tuen, Thouin's Reinette, Thouins Reinette
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
51.00mm 2
Width
57.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Russet
low-medium 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1952 - 186

  

Accession name
Reinette Thouin
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
23rd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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