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Fruit tree comparison - Orleans Reinette
Apple trees

Orleans Reinette

Orleans Reinette is a traditional French apple variety, and remains popular for its old-fashioned flavour.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill? Average
Cropping Light
Fertility? Not self-fertile
Flowering group? 4
Pollinating others? Poor
Ploidy? Triploid
Vigour? Average growth
Bearing regularity? Biennial tendency
Fruit bearing? Spur-bearer
Fruit persistence? Normal ripening

Using

Picking season? Late
Use / keeping? 2-3 weeks
Flavour quality? Very good
Flavour style Aromatic
Cooking result Keeps shape

Looking after

Overall disease resistance? Average

Identification

Country of origin France
Period of origin 1750 - 1799
Fruit colour Orange flush
Leaf colour Green