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Beeley Pippin apple


A relatively unknown English 19th century dessert apple.


Beeley Pippin identification photos

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  • 01 Jan 2010  Orange Pippin,  United Kingdom
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Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: Unknown
  • Originates from: Derbyshire, United Kingdom
  • Introduced: 1880s
  • Developed by: Rev. C. Sculthorpe
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1232
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1916-006
  • Some historical details taken with kind permission from 'The New Book of Apples' by Joan Morgan and Alison Richards , illustrated by Elisabeth Dowle, published by Ebury Press, 2002.

Identification

  • Bultitude apple group: 7. Flushed / striped, some russeting, sweet

Using

  • Harvest period: Early-Mid season

Growing

  • Flowering period: Early season
  • Flowering group: 1
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Ploidy: Diploid
  • Vigour: Average growth


Where to buy fresh fruit

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References

  • Apples of England (1948)
    Author: Taylor


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