Pitmaston Pineapple apple trees


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Pitmaston Pineapple apple trees
Only a small apple but the intense flavour is so dynamic and rich it has achieved a certain popularity in gardens recently. The taste can indeed remind one of pineapple at times. Will store until December. Very old.

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Origins - Herefordshire, 1785, a seedling from Golden Pippin. A unique little apple and prominent through history and which now seems to be finding ever greater popularity again.

Pitmaston Pineapple Apple tree – Season:

To be enjoyed from early October through to Christmas.

Pitmaston Pineapple - appearance:

A small golden apple with a fine tracery of russet.

Pitmaston Pineapple apple trees – flavour:

An incredible taste sensation with varying nuances of honey, musk, pineapple all set against a vividly rich aromatic sharp background.


A dessert apple.

Cropping & Growth

Moderately vigorous, upright habit. Heavy cropping but can be bi-ennial.

Pitmaston Pineapple - Pollination: ‘C’ pollination group, use varieties with the same or adjacent groups to pollinate successfully. Here are some suggested varieties:


Charles Ross

Chivers Delight


Carlisle Codlin

Lord Derby



Tree sizes for Pitmaston Pineapple apple trees:

M27 is a miniature stock, ideal for very small gardens, pots on the patio etc. Grows to around 180cm’s. Good hearty soil is preferred.

M9 is classed as dwarfing and a good intermdeiate stock. Matures to 200cm’s plus with a similar spread. M9 is heavy cropping and promotes larger fruits, but needs permanent staking and good soil.

M26 stock Is classed as semi-dwarfing. Does well on poorer soil. Reaches 300cm’s+ with the same spread.

MM106 is vigorous and the best choice for where a larger ‘orchard sized’ tree is required. Grows 4m+ with the same spread and suitable for most soils.


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