Welcome to Orange Pippin
If you are interested in apple varieties and orchards you have come to the right place. Our website aims to be the most comprehensive resource for apples and orchards:
- Information on over 600 apple varieties, with user reviews and a 'vote' feature.
- Listings for over 2,000 apple orchards, with easy to use search and mapping capabilities.
- Find orchards worldwide that grow an apple variety you may be looking for.
- Tree registry section with more than 4,000 individual trees registered, allowing growers to record their trees and log their blossom and harvest dates.
- Calendar of Apple Festivals and orchard events, if you are an event organisers send us details of your apple event.
- 800+ member forum board to discuss various topics surrounding orchards, apples and tree care.
- While focussed on apples, Orange Pippin also has varietal information on cherries and plums.
Our website is named after England's most famous apple variety - Cox's Orange Pippin - widely regarded as the finest of all dessert apples.
'Pippin' is an old English word derived from the French word for 'seedling'. The same word can be seen in the modern French for a plant nursery or garden centre - 'pepiniere'. Like many old apple varieties Cox's Orange Pippin was discovered as a chance seedling.
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Latest harvest records from registered fruit trees
- 3rd week October 2014 Cortland owned by David in TWO RIVERS, United States
- 2nd week October 2014 Antonovka owned by David in NEW-RICHMOND, Canada
- 2nd week October 2014 Bramley's Seedling owned by Mans in GRANNA, Sweden
- 2nd week October 2014 Dabinett owned by Bill in SMEETON WESTERBY, United Kingdom
- 2nd week October 2014 Lord Burghley owned by Bill in SMEETON WESTERBY, United Kingdom
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Recent visitor comments about listed varieties
|25 Oct 2014||Irv WilsonCALIFORNIA, United States|
Apple - McIntoshIn southern California it's becoming progressively more difficult to find good Macs. Used to be all the markets carried them but now Albertsons and a few independents are the only places they can be found. A good mcintosh apple is eating pleasure, but availability in southern California is problematic. more >>
|21 Oct 2014||JillSUFFOLK, United Kingdom|
Apple - Morgan SweetI am 72 when a child lived in Hinton St George and Martock and have fond memories of eating Morgan Sweet Apples never forgotten them would love to taste again, loved them, once tasted I have never forgotten them more >>
|21 Oct 2014||Angela RichardNY, United States|
Apple - JonagoldIt sounds from the comments like this is not worth it from a supermarket. But, if you can find a farm with them, I think they are fantastic. I picked some this weekend, and they are honey sweet, with a little bit of a bite. They are huge!! I can barely finish one. I highly recommend this apple if you like Honeycrisps, but wish they were sweeter. Mine were crisp, more sweet than tart, and just plain tasty. I wish they kept longer so I could have picked more! more >>
|20 Oct 2014||LindaUnited States|
Apple - Snow SweetJust discovered this apple at Fairfax City Farmer's Market (VA). Great flavor although a sweeter than my usual favorite (Macoun) which I have not found yet this year. Love that it is slow to brown when cut. I hope this newer variety becomes more widely available. more >>
|19 Oct 2014||MattIOWA, United States|
Apple - HaralsonDang good! Just made apple sauce and crisp with these apples and in the spring I will be grafting this tree to add to my orchard. I had to add a little sugar so my two year old will eat it but still damn good apple more >>