Pitmaston Pine Apple is an 18th century English apple, best-known for its distinctive pineapple-like flavor.
It is thought to be a seedling of Golden Pippin, and certainly appears to have inherited the fruity flavor of that variety.
The apples are very small, not much bigger than crab-apples.
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Pitmaston Pine Apple is in flowering group 4. Pitmaston Pine Apple is self-sterile and needs to be pollinated by another tree of a different variety nearby.
Pitmaston Pine Apple is generally easy to grow. It has a reputation for variable cropping, but in a good year qualifies as a heavy cropper.
Pitmaston Pine was raised by Mr White, the steward to Lord Foley of Witley in the 1780s. It is a seedling of Golden Pippin, a popular English apple of the period. It was introduced by Mr Williams of Pitmaston near Worcester.
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