Ananas Reinette is a golden, spotted, russeted heirloom apple known for its crisp and juicy flesh with a distinctive pineapple taste. This small to medium apple is ready for harvest in early October, and it will keep in storage for four or five months, developing a stronger pineapple flavor during storage.
Discovered: 1500s Netherlands or France
Harvest: Late Season
Ananas Reinette’s origin is not certain. Some trace it back to 1820s Netherlands, and others as far back as 16th Century France. Ananas Reinette translates to “Royal Pineapple.”