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Rubinette Rosso® apple

Rubinette Rosso is a sport of the original Rubinette, with a stronger red coloration and slightly better skin finish.  The outstanding flavor is unchanged.

Last updated 19 Apr 2015.

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08 Apr 2015 
There were not any tasting notes for this variety, and little info. This is a fantastic variety, medium in size, with crisp flesh and a delicate sweet taste. It's a low acid, refreshing sweet flavor that lingers like watery honey at the back of your palette.

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A red-colored natural bud-mutation of Rubinette, trademarked as Rafzubex.


  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Originates from: Switzerland
  • Developed by: Hans Wicki, Promo Fruit AG
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 2596

Relationships to other varieties

This variety is a sport (natural genetic mutation) of:

Fruit tree register

Do you have a tree of this variety in your garden or orchard? If so please register the details here and contribute to our international register of fruit trees.

The following Rubinette Rosso trees have been registered - click the name to view more details of each tree.

You can also view these trees on a map.

United Kingdom

  • Karen in Leeds, WEST YORKSHIRE
  • Pat Burke in Market Deeping, PETERBOROUGH



Latest Spring blossom records for this variety

2018 season

  • 4th May  2018  - tree owned by Cheuk in Amsterdam, Netherlands

2017 season

  • 28th April  2017  - tree owned by Cheuk in Amsterdam, Netherlands

2014 season

  • 10th May  2014  - tree owned by Karen in Leeds, United Kingdom
  • March  2014  - tree owned by Simon in Sant Miquel De Fluvia, Spain
  • March  2014  - tree owned by Simon in Sant Miquel De Fluvia, Spain

2013 season

  • 14th April  2013  - tree owned by Simon in Sant Miquel De Fluvià, Spain

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