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Pitmaston Pine Apple

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Mr White, steward to Lord Foley at Witley, England in about 1785. Introduced by Williams of Pitmaston, Worcester, England. Fruits have firm, juicy flesh with a sweet, rich, distinctive flavour.

Ananas de Pitmaston, Pine-Apple, Pineapple, Pineapple Pippin, Pitmaston Pine, Pitmaston Pineapple, Reinette d'Ananas
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Paramor)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Croft Pendarren)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Donnington)
Golden Pippin x Unknown
Narrow conical 2
small 2
absent 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
high-very high 2
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1955 - 024


Accession name
Pitmaston Pine Apple
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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