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Pitmaston Pine Apple Apple tree

Owner: Jean

Location:  Martock, SOMERSET, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:M101 probably
Picking:Late September
Soil:clay on shale 
Pruning:yes when young
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Biennial cropping (alternate years)
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:a bit of codling moth

Owner's comments

needs thinning in 'on' years or fruit is very small. Delicious pineapple flavour when the fruit has become orangy yellow.

Season records for this tree

  • 2009

    Spring blossom:  
    Harvest: 3rd week September

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