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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 we can produce trees for you through our custom grafting service. Trees can be grafted on any of the following rootstocks:

  • CG-1Roter Ananas tree custom-grafted on M9 rootstock (Dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2Roter Ananas tree custom-grafted on M26 rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-3Roter Ananas tree custom-grafted on MM106 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-4Roter Ananas tree custom-grafted on MM111 rootstock (Vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-5Roter Ananas tree custom-grafted on M25 rootstock (Very vigorous)£39.00 each

If you wish to go order please fill in our contact form in the first instance, stating your name, full address, and the rootstock(s) you wish the tree(s) to be grafted on. You will need to contact us before June.

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).

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

UseDessert
ColourRed
FlavourPinapple
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeLate Sep
Season of useOct-Nov
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Pollination date14
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners