Orelans Reinette fan espalier


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Orelans Reinette fan espalier
Superbly flavoured, rich and aromatic. Season October to late December; a partly russetted apple from France that has captivated for centuries.

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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 treesflavour:

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

Ashmeads Kernel

Chivers Delight


Charles Ross

Lord Derby

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