This Orelans Reinette apple tree is grown on miniature M27 stock. M27 is a rootstock that produces the smallest tree of all; maturing to around 180cm’s in height and width, this tree is ideal for a container or small garden, courtyard or allotment. It should be staked if in a windy or open position. Crops can exceed 20ibs per tree when established and this rootstock is quite precocious, often yielding the year following planting.
Orelans Reinette is an esteemed French variety from the 1700’s which remains highly regarded for it’s flavour.
Orleans Reinette miniature 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: