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New Rock Pippin apple


An old English late-season dessert apple variety originating from Cambridgeshire. Highly regarded by 19th century writers for its dry firm flesh and rich flavour and hint of anise.


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Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Originates from: Barnwell, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
  • Introduced: 1821
  • Developed by: William Pleasance
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 2556
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1944-003

Identification

  • Fruit colour: Green

Using

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

Growing

  • Flowering period: Mid season
  • Flowering group: 3
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Vigour: Average growth


Where to buy fresh fruit

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