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botanical name:
Malus domestica 'Pinova'
Malus domestica 'Pinova' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Orchard Apple
synonyms:  Malus domestica 'Piñata', Malus domestica 'Sonata', Malus domestica 'Corail'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 6.00m
width: 6.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
fruit colour: red & yellow
stem/bark: brown
main season: Autumn
edible symbol edible
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Desert apple with yellow and red-streaked fruits, of firm crisp texture and good flavour. Stores well. White and pink tinted flowers opening from reddish buds in spring.

cultivation:
Moderately fertile, well drained soil, preferably in full sun.
Harvest fruit in late September or October.
Size depends on the grafting rootstock.

propagation:
By grafting.

other notes:
Bred in Pillnitz, near Dresden, Germany, introduced 1986. A cross between Malus domestica 'Golden Delicious', Malus domestica 'Cox's Orange Pippin' and Malus domestica 'Duchess of Oldenburg'

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