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Broad-eyed pippin apple

A good quality and very old English culinary apple.

USDA identification images for Broad-eyed pippin

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.

    Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.

    Visitor reviews

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

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    Harvest records for this variety

    2020 season

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


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


    • Annual cycle: Deciduous


    • Picking period: early September
    • Wildlife: RHS Plants for Pollinators


    • Pollinating others: Average
    • Ploidy: Diploid
    • Bearing regularity: Regular


    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cold (< 20C / 67F)

    Where to buy fresh fruit

    The following orchards grow Broad-eyed pippin:

    United Kingdom


    • Apples of England (1948)
      Author: Taylor

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