Espalier or fan trees are used against a wall; you will need not less than 180 x 180cm’s for a fan or espalier tree. Please note we do not supply ready trained trees; this Orleans Reinette is a young tree suitable for training yourself, in situ. Such trees usually settle to cropping within 2 or 3 seasons.
Orelans Reinette is an esteemed French variety from the 1700’s which remains highly regarded for it’s flavour.
Orleans Reinette fan espalier Apple tree – Season:
For use early November to late December.
Orelans Reinette - appearance:
Medijm sized flattened-circular golden yellow with a cinnamon coloured russet and bronzy flush. Flesh is deep cream.
Orelans Reinette apple trees – flavour:
Outstanding, especially when grown in sunny spot. The deep cream flesh is akin to that of a russet – not overly juicy, firm, slightly crumbly and with a rich, complex aromatic flavour that is very more-ish.
Although a very fine dessert apple, also suits cooking having been recommended for tarts, pastries and slicing.
Cropping & Growth
Fairly good health record, medium vigour.
Orleans Reinette - Pollination: ‘D’ pollination group, use varieties with the same or adjacent groups to pollinate successfully. Here are some suggested varieties:
Court Pendu Plat