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Lemon Pippin apple

Last updated 03 Jan 2014.

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Good for drying. Small, yellow dotted fruit with greenish-white, crisp, acid flesh.

Lemon Pippin phototape


  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Originates from: England, United Kingdom
  • Introduced: Before 1700
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1774
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1951-229


  • Fruit colour: Yellow / Gold


  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Uses: Cooking
  • Flavour quality: Very good
  • Flavour style: Sharper
  • Harvest period: Late season
  • Use / keeping: 3 months or more


  • Cropping: Heavy
  • Flowering period: Mid-Late season
  • Flowering group: 4
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Ploidy: Diploid
  • Vigour: Average growth
  • Gardening skill: Average
  • Fruit bearing: Spur-bearer
  • General disease resistance: Good
  • Period of origin: 1700 - 1749

Disease resistance

  • Scab  - Very resistant

Lemon Pippin identification photos from official fruit collections

UK National Fruit Collection

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UK National Fruit Collection

Lemon Pippin identification photos from website visitors

Lemon Pippin apples
Lemon Pippin apples

Lemon Pippin 30-Apr-12
Lemon Pippin 30-Apr-12

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Latest Spring blossom records for this variety

2012 season

  • 3rd May  2012  - tree owned by Lenore in BEVERLEY, United Kingdom

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Latest harvest records for this variety

2012 season

  • 2nd week October  2012  - tree owned by Lenore in BEVERLEY, United Kingdom

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