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Roter Ananas

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.  Pollination partners

Roter Ananas apple trees produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but it is available through our custom bud-grafting service.

Propagation is carried out in late July / early August, and the grafted trees would be available for supply in December the following year (approximately 14 months later). You can choose the number of trees and the rootstock(s) you want the trees grafted on.

Read more about our Grafting service here.

If you wish to order a grafted tree of this variety please fill in our contact form in the first instance.

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.

Characteristics of Roter Ananas apple trees

Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeLate Sep
Season of useOct-Nov
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Pollination date14
Pollination groupD
PollinatorsPollination partners