These apples and pears were grown in North America during the Colonial Era and through the time of the American...
Reine Des Pommes Apple Scionwood (Spring 2022)
A traditional bittersweet cider apple from France. Also known as Doux Geslin (erroneously).
This tree is large, vigorous, spreading, and productive. It is very biennial tending and somewhat susceptible to fireblight, powdery mildew, scab, and canker. This variety is used exclusively for cider; it is not suitable for fresh eating.
Reine des Pommes ("Queen of the Apples") is a small, flattish, deep red apple that is netted with a bronze russet. It ripens mid-late season and will hang on the tree until it rots. The off-white flesh yields a clear bittersweet (douce amère) juice. From West County Cider: "Reine des Pomme is an archaic French Apple. We were struck by the taste–tannins and iron–that made it inedible, but intriguing for a cider. As a cider it has a deep, dark-fruit, honeyed taste. We blended it with our Dabinett to round out the tannins, and Redfield to add bright fruit and to balance to the bitter-sweets. Though blended, Reine des Pomme leads the taste, and the Dabinett and Redfield fall in nicely as supports. It is the fullest-bodied cider we have made."
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Fruit Uses & Storage
Skin color: red
Flesh color: off-white
Origin: Brittany, France
Introduced in: 1800s
Calendar & Geography
Diseases & Pests
Bloom group: 2
Is it self-fertile? N
Is it fertile? Y
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