Rubinette apple tree


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Rubinette apple tree
This Swiss raised variety seems to be acquiring a fan-following devoted to it's flavour which is certainly top-notch. It will store until the new year, although there may not be any left to last that long...

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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:





Red Pippin



Allington Pippin

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.



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