St James Village Orchard

Details of the Tree at Grid Ref C1

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Tree Type Apple
Variety Orleans Reinette
Rootstock MM106
Date Planted 15 March 2010
Tree Description Golden-yellow with a brown-red cheek. Between Ribston and Blenheim in character. Sweet perfumed flavour with fine, crisp yellow flesh. One of the best new year apples.
Comments Suggested by RP. High Vitamin C with 22.40 Mg. per 100 grams. It was considered that there was no apple more worthy than the Orleans Reinette to close a good dinner, and well able to stand up fearlessly to a good port.
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The greatest apple experience of my life was a Queen Cox apple: when we bit into it we knew we were eating something extraordinary: its perfume, the balance of sweet and acid, the juice, the texture. My God, it was simply divine.   (Raymond Blanc, Le Manoir aux Quatre Saisons)