Pitmaston Pineapple

Sweet Tart
Description

Pitmaston Pineapple is a small juicy apple that is good for both fresh eating and for cider making. It is golden yellow, russeted, and conical in shape. Its flavor is sweet with a slight pineapple taste that gives it its name. They are ready for harvest in mid-late September and store fairly well.

Discovered: 1780s Pitmaston, England

Parentage: Unknown

Harvest: Midseason

History

Pitmaston Pineapple originated in the town of Pitmaston, near Worcester, England, in the late 1700s. Its parentage includes Golden Pippin.