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Apples Similar the Reines des Reinettes?

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What apples may be similar to the Reines des Reinettes in flavor, tartness, and texture? I haven't been able to find them around here. Thanks!

... Shel


 ... Shel

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I suggest that you contact the Devoto Gardens in Sebastopol and/or Apple Farm in Philo and ask them your question. Both farms sell a large selection of heirloom apples (in season) at the SF Ferry Bldg market on Saturdays. I don't recall seeing your Reine apple among their selection. However, they can probably recommend a substitute or possibly another farm that sells the Reine apple.

The heirloom apple season around here (SF Bay Area) begins in mid-August with Gravensteins and fades away sometime after Thanksgiving. You have many-months' wait until the next crop of heirloom apples go to market.

Devoto Gardens: http://www.devotogardens.com/heirloom-apples.html

Apple Farm: http://www.philoapplefarm.com/

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What apples may be similar to the Reines des Reinettes in flavor, tartness, and texture? I haven't been able to find them around here. Thanks!

All of these flavors linger on the palate long after the last bite is done.A wonderfully satisfying apple, high flavored after the manner of Ribston and Cox.


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What a wonderful resource! Thank you .... Shel


 ... Shel

"... ya can't please everyone, so ya got to please yourself "

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