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Rubinette



An excellent Cox likle apple from Switzerland.

Origin: Switzerland, 1966

Pollination: Rubinette is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Rubinette apple trees for sale

1-year maiden trees

These are the most versatile choice for home orchards, community fruit tree projects, and for training on in any form you require.

FormRootstockPriceQuantity
MaidenM27Very dwarfing £23.50
MaidenM9Dwarfing £23.50
MaidenM26Semi-dwarfing £23.50
MaidenMM106Semi-vigorous £23.50

2-year pre-trained trees

These trees have already had some formative training in the nursery.

FormRootstockPriceQuantity
Espalier (2 Tier)MM106Semi-vigorous £69.50

Orders placed now will be delivered in the winter planting season.

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History and description of Rubinette

Rubinette apple (also known as Rafzubin) was raised in 1966 in Switzerland from a Golden Delicious x Cox's Orange Pippin by Walter Hauenstein of Rafz, near Schaffhausen. A handsome apple with a honeyed intense flavour. The nearly yellow flesh has a rich blend of sugar and acid. Grown commercially in Switzerland. A tree of moderate vigour. Heavy cropper having small fruit, improving in size as the tree matures.

Characteristics of Rubinette apple trees

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
FlavourAromatic
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeLate Sep
Season of useOct-Nov
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingHeavy
Disease resistanceMildew - Resistant
Pollination date11
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageCox's Orange Pippin
Golden Delicious