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Apple
King of the Pippins 

 

 

 

 
SummaryA good early/mid-season dual-purpose variety, thought to originate from 18th century France (where it is known as Reine de Reinettes) but widely grown in England since Victorian times.




Identification

King of the Pippins




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King of the Pippins




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Flavour style




Ripening periodMid-Late season




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VigourSlightly small




PollinationFlowering group 4
Flowers Mid-Late season
Partially self-fertile
Gardening skill




ProblemsScab - Some susceptibility
Cedar apple rust - Some resistance

Other

King of the Pippins




Country of originFrance




Other qualitiesAwards 1993


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