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Roter Ananas Apple

Malus domestica
A beautiful apple with a bright scarlet flush and strong pineapple flavour.

Origin: Germany 1854

Pollination:  Roter Ananas is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Apple Trees



Roter Ananas Apple Trees for sale - order online

We currently produce this variety to order only through our bud-grafting service. You cannot order on line. If you wish to order please contact us using the messaging facility on the contact us page. Let us have your name, postal address, telephone and email address as well as which variety you would like us to produce, how many and on what rootstock. Bud-grafting is carried out in late July and early August. The trees would be supplied approximately 18 months later. We normally need to have received orders by the beginning of July. Please click here for full details of our bud-grafting service.


History and description of Roter Ananas

Claimed to have been found at Sieglitzerberg, Germany by Richter, Court Gardener at Dessau, Saxony. First described 1854. Bright scarlet flush. Pink stained flesh under the skin. Strong pineapple acidity mellowing to a strawberry flavour in storage.



Main characteristics of Roter Ananas

Use Dessert
Colour Red
Flavour Pinapple
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Late Sep
Season of use  Oct-Nov

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer

Pollination date  14
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners
Other names  Ananas Rouge