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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
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.

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

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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