A small golden apple with a strong sweet-sharp pineapple flavour.
Origin: Netherlands, 1821
Pollination: Ananas Reinette is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.
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History and description of Ananas Reinette
Ananas Reinette is an old variety probably of Dutch origin first recorded in 1821. Formerly grown in
Germany where it was popular as a dessert and culinary apple as well as for juice.
Small round fruit. Golden yellow skin with russet freckles. Attractive looking. Crisp, juicy,
yelowish white flesh. Sweet sharp taste developing into a pineapple flavour as the name implies.
Moderately vigorous, upright, free spurring tree. Good cropper.
Characteristics of Ananas Reinette apple trees
|Picking time||Early Oct |
|Season of use||Nov-Jan |
|Special features||Good for Juice |
|Progeny||Freiherr von Berlepsch|