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Broad-eyed pippin apple

A good quality and very old English culinary apple.

Broad-eyed pippin identification photos

UK National Fruit Collection
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Visitor reviews

  • 21 Sep 2014  Andrew Ross,  NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, United Kingdom
    Excellent Culinary Variety. Hold shape when cooked with lovely 'fruity' flavour: Very little added sugar required

Tree register

United States

United Kingdom

Harvest records for this variety

2020 season

  • 3rd week September  2020  - tree owned by Andrew in Brixworth, United Kingdom


  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: Unknown
  • Originates from: England, United Kingdom
  • Introduced: Late 1600s
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1151
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1929-029


  • Bultitude apple group: 1. Green, smooth, no russet, acidic, culinary


  • Flavour quality: Good
  • Use / keeping: 3 months or more


  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Ploidy: Diploid

Also known as

  • Holland Pippin
  • Kirton Pippin

Where to buy fresh fruit

United Kingdom


  • Apples of England (1948)
    Author: Taylor

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