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Wilkenburger Herbstreinette

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Synonyms:
Reinette d'Automne de Wilkenbourg, Reinette d'Automne de Wilkenburg, Weisse Sommer Reinette, Weisse Sommerreinette, Wilkenburger Herbst Reinette, Wilkenburger Weisse Sommer Reinette, Wilkinburger Weisse Sommer Reinette
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
small-medium 2
Height
47.50mm 2
Width
53.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
low 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1947 - 365

  

Recorded in 1861. Fruits have firm, crisp, fine, yellowish white flesh with a sweet, slightly subacid flavour.

Accession name
Wilkenburger Herbstreinette
Flowering time  ›››
28th April10% flowering
3rd MayFull (80%) flowering
10th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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