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Golden Reinette



An attractive apple with good fruity taste, similar Blenheim Orange.

Origin: Europe, 1600

Pollination: Golden Reinette is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Golden Reinette apple trees for sale

1-year maiden trees

These are the most versatile choice for home orchards, community fruit tree projects, and for training on in any form you require.

FormRootstockPriceQuantity
MaidenMM111Vigorous £23.50

Orders placed now will be delivered in the winter planting season.

History and description of Golden Reinette

Probably originated in Europe. Known in England in the mid-1600’s. Widely grown as a dessert and cider apple in the 18th century and continued to be grown for the markets around London in the 19th century. Although in 1883 it was voted amongst the top dozen varieties its reputation then declined. Continues to be grown in Europe.

A medium sized apple. Flat-round to oblong shape with a trace of ribs. Golden yellow background skin colour with an orange red flush and numerous russet dots. Deep cream flesh, crisp to crumbling. Good fruity taste similar to a Blenheim Orange.

A tree of moderate vigour. Good cropper.

Characteristics of Golden Reinette apple trees

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
FlavourFruity
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeEarly Oct
Season of useOct-Jan
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingGood
Disease resistanceScab - Resistant
Mildew - Resistant
Special featuresGood for Cider
Pollination date12
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners