All about apples, pears, plums, and cherries - and orchards where they are grown

Welcome to Orange Pippin

If you are interested in apple varieties, pears, cherries or plums, or orchards where these fruits are grown, you have come to the right place.

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

  • 1st week December 2018  Hauer Pippin owned by Jerry in Point Reyes Station, United States
  • 1st week December 2018  Newtown Pippin owned by Jerry in Point Reyes Station, United States
  • 4th week November 2018  Granny Smith owned by Jerry in Point Reyes Station, United States
  • 4th week November 2018  GoldRush owned by Jerry in Point Reyes Station, United States
  • 3rd week November 2018  Stayman owned by Jerry in Point Reyes Station, United States

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Recent visitor comments about listed varieties

09 Dec 2018 AnthonyGEORGIA, United States

Apple - Horse

My grandfather was born in Georgia in 1895. He once told me that if you had a Horse Apple tree and a Yates Apple tree you'd have all the apples you'd ever want. I used to have a Horse Apple tree and it made apples every year... until it died in a drought. In August when the apples were so hot you'd think they were going to bake on the tree, but one day they would reach perfection, and the flavor was indescribably wonderful.  more >>

06 Dec 2018 j t MilesMASSACHUSETTS, United States

Apple - Opal

I first noticed them at WalMart last year. As a previous poster noted, they were around for only a short time. They are back this year (it is early December as I write this). They have enough to feature them, and they are priced a little less than Honeycrisp. I have not seen scion wood or trees available. A previous poster noted, but I can't confirm, that one grower has the USA exclusive. more >>

30 Nov 2018 Perfect Plants NurseryFLORIDA, United States

Apple - Anna

Anna apple is our favorite variety! We grow it here at our nursery and our customers have been enjoying these apples for years! The best flavor more >>

27 Nov 2018 JohnAustralia

Apple - Red Delicious

taste like wet sand more >>

27 Nov 2018 Stewart JacksonARIZONA, United States

Apple - Tolman Sweet

Best baking apple in the world. Mom used to place full cookie sheet of these in wood stove oven at night and let fire out ,perfect in bowl with cream for breakfast. Hold their shape and ooze sugar. Nothing like them ever grown . Need popularized again more >>

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