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Biesterfelder Renette

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated at Castle of Biesterfelder, Lippe, Germany. Introduced in 1905. Fruits have fairly coarse, soft creamy white flesh with a sweet subacid and slightly aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Biesterfelder, Biesterfelder Gold Reinette, Biesterfelder Reinette, Biesterfeldsk√° reneta, Reinette de Biesterfeld, Ren
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1951 - 056

  

Accession name
Biesterfelder-Renette
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
72.77 mm 1
Width
84.61 mm 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
very low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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