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Roter Ananas

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Found at Sieglitzerberg on the Elbe by Richter, Germany. Described in 1854. Fruits have fine, firm, yellowish white flesh becoming pink stained under the skin with a sweet, subacid flavour.

Ananas, Ananas Rouge, Ananasapfel Roter, Ananasnoe Krasnoe, Ananasove Cervene, Bromelia Ananas, Krasnyi Ananas, Rau Ananas, Rod Ananas, Rodt Ananasoeble, Rodt Hdstananasapple, Rothe Ananas, Rother Ananas, Rother Ananasapfel, Rott Ananasaeble, Rott Ananasapple
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Conical 2
medium 2
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
very low 2
Medium 2
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1947 - 108


Accession name
Roter Ananas
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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