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Pine Apple Russet

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Described in 1920 as being grown in Devon and Cornwall. Fruits have hard, dry, yellow flesh with a pineapple flavour.

Synonyms:
Benswell Large, Benwell's Large, Hardingham Russet, Hardingham's Russet, Muso Russet, Muss Reinette, Muss Russet, Pine Russet, Pine-Apple Russet, Pineapple Russet, Pomeroy, Pomeroy Russet, Reinette grise Ananas, Russet Pine
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Shape
Conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
63.00mm 2
Width
69.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1946 - 006

  

Accession name
Pine Apple Russet
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1


References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register