Pitmaston pineapple fan espalier


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Pitmaston pineapple fan espalier
This rather old variety dates from the 1700's and is widely celebrated for it's flavour which is rich, powerful and at times distinctly pineapple-like. Stores to the end of the year.

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Espalier or fan trees are used against a wall; you will need not less than 180 x 180cm’s for a fan or espalier tree. Please note we do not supply ready trained trees; this Pitmaston Pineapple is a young tree suitable for training yourself, in situ. Such trees usually settle to cropping within 2 or 3 seasons.

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 fan espalier 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

Merton Knave

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