Pitmaston Pineapple cordon


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Pitmaston Pineapple cordon
Only a small apple but has a dynamic, powerful flavour that has endeared it to many. Keeps to late December, a very ancient variety.

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Cordon Apple trees are a good choice for restricted areas and a fence or wall. They can be grown at a 45degree angle, or upright. The rootstock we use for our cordon Pitmaston Pineapple is M9 which is the best stock for cordon trees. Plant 60-80cm’s apart.

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 treesflavour:

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

Allington Pippin

Charles Ross


Lord Derby





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