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Reinette van Ekenstein

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in about 1830 by Jhr. Albarda van Ekenstein, Appingedam, Netherlands. Fruits have firm, yellowish flesh with a sweet subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1949 - 180

  

Accession name
Reinette van Ekenstein
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
medium-large 1
Shape
Oblong conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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