Medium-sized fruit, skin smooth and yellowish with red cheek. Flesh firm and fine grained. Refreshing, sprightly, subacid flavor.
- Species: Malus domestica
- Originates from: Bremen, Germany
- Introduced: 1828 or earlier
- Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1630
- UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1927-021
- Harvest period: Very-Late season
- Use / keeping: 1-2 months
- Cropping: Good
- Flowering period: Mid-Late season
- Flowering group: 4
- Ploidy: Diploid
- Precocity: Precocious
- Period of origin: 1800 - 1849
References and further reading about this variety
- Apples of England (1948)
Boiken identification photos from official fruit collections
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Boiken identification photos from website visitors
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- Richard in Krakow,
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