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 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: