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Reinette Clochard apple

A pretty yellow-skinned traditional French apple.

Reinette Clochard identification images

USDA identification images for Reinette Clochard

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.


    Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.

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    France

    Origins

    • Species: Malus domestica
    • Parentage: Unknown
    • Introduced: 1800s

    Using

    • Picking season: Late
    • Cropping: Good
    • Keeping (of fruit): 3 months or more
    • Flavor style (apples): Sweet/Sharp
    • Food uses: Eating fresh
    • Food uses: Culinary
    • Food uses: Juice
    • Cooking result: Keeps shape
    • Juice style: Sweeter

    Growing

    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Ploidy: Diploid
    • Growth habit: Spreading / Flat-topped

    Climate

    • Cold-hardiness: Cold-hardy
    • Cold hardiness (USDA): (5) -20F / -29C
    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)

    Identification

    • Country of origin: France
    • Period of origin: 1800 - 1849
    • Leaf colour: Green
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Green
    • Fruit size: Average
    • Fruit colour: Green / Yellow

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