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 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: