They have yellow skin covered with russetting.
Inside, they have pale yellow, crisp, tender, firm, juicy flesh which is aromatic.
They have a good, sweet flavour with tones of pineapple.
The fruit ripens in England mid to late September.
The tree tends to be a biennial bearer, and produces very ornamental blossoms in the spring.
Good for fresh-eating, and juice.
Stores reasonably well until February.
Pitmaston Pineapple Apples originated in Whitley, Herefordshire, England around 1785, possibly as a seedling of Golden Pippin.
The tree was raised by a Mr White, steward to the Lord Foley at the time.
The apple was introduced commercially in 1825 by Williams Nursery of Pitmaston, England, near Worcester.
Worcestershire Fruit. Orchard Network. Retrieved November 2012 from http://www.orchardnetwork.org.uk/content/worcestershire-fruit