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 Rubinette is a young tree suitable for training yourself, in situ. Such trees usually settle to cropping within 2 or 3 seasons.
Rubinette is a modern apple from Switzerland which has a deserved fan-following for it’s excellent flavour.
Rubinette cordon 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: