A modern apple from Switzerland which has a deserved fan-following for it’s excellent flavour.
Rubinette tree – Season:
Pick from the tree in late September and stores until the New Year.
Rubinette – appearance:
Usually quite brightly coloured with a handsome red flush over green-yellow.
Rubinette apple trees – flavour:
Rich and slightly aromatic, Cox-like at it’s best.
For dessert use primarily.
Cropping & Growth
Moderately vigorous and cold hardy; can be slow to get going.
Rubinette - Pollination: Pollination group ‘B’ so pollinate with varieties in the same or adjacent groups. Here are some suggested varieties:
Tree sizes for Rubinette apple trees for sale
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 intermediate 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.