Reanda

The red winter apple variety ,Reanda' convinces in many aspects: extremely healthy due to multiple resistances, lively if consumed fresh in winter and due to its good balance between sweetness and sourness perfectly suited for the production of juice. ,Reanda' is suited for the commercial fruitgrowing and meadow orchards with integrated and organic growing methods.

Parents:

,Clivia' x ,BX 44,14'

Growth:

weak growth, hanging shoots, loose crown, tendency for blind wood

Blossom:

quite early, high to very high and regular, low/quite susceptible to frost, diploid, good pollinators are among others ,Reglindis', ,Remo', ,Relinda', ,Rewena', ,Piros', ,Pilot', ,Pinova'

Ripeness:

time for harvest: from mid-September until the end of September; ripe for eating: from October to January

Appearance:

mid-size, medium high, position of maximum width towards stalk, ribbed, deep and broad stem calyx, long stem, yellow-green basic colour with up to 90 % purple red flamed body colour, pruinose, slightly rough

Quality:

quite firm, cream-coloured flesh, crisp, fine cell structure, juicy

Taste:

aromatic, sourish

Crop yield:

very high and regular yields

Special notes:

tolerant to scab (scab resistant Rvi6) and resistant to fire blight, only slightly susceptile to mildew, due to the blossom's resistance to frost also suitable for colder altitudes , low fruit fall