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Upton Pyne apple


Primarily a cooking variety, notable for a delicate pineapple-like flavour. Cooks to puree.


Upton Pyne identification photos

UK National Fruit Collection
UK National Fruit Collection
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Harvest records for this variety

2011 season

  • 2nd week November  2011  - tree owned by Mr in Exeter, United Kingdom

2009 season

  • 2nd week September  2009  - tree owned by John in Exeter, United Kingdom

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: Unknown
  • Originates from: Devon, England, United Kingdom
  • Introduced: 1910
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1177
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1931-009

Identification

  • Fruit colour: Red / Orange flush
  • Bultitude apple group: 4. Flushed / striped, smooth, dessert / dual-purpose

Using

  • Uses: Cooking
  • Cooking result: Puree
  • Flavour quality: Average
  • Flavour style: Pineapple
  • Harvest period: Late season
  • Use / keeping: 1-2 months

Growing

  • Cropping: Heavy
  • Flowering group: 3
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Ploidy: Diploid
  • Gardening skill: Very easy
  • Fruit bearing: Spur-bearer
  • Attractive features: Attractive blossom
  • General disease resistance: Good

Climate

  • Climate suitability: Temperate climates

Diseases

  • Scab  - Some resistance


Where to buy fresh fruit

No orchards have registered as growing this variety. If you grow this and want to register please go to our Orchard Registration form.



References

  • Apples of England (1948)
    Author: Taylor


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