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Golden Pippin apple

Yellow colored with a sharp, intense fruity flavor.

Golden Pippin identification images

USDA identification images for Golden Pippin

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


  • Year: 1903

  • Year: 1902

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

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United States

United Kingdom

Ireland

Italy

New Zealand

  • Giles in HAMILTON, WAIKATO

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Introduced: 1629

Using

  • Picking season: Late
  • Cropping: Heavy
  • Keeping (of fruit): 1-2 months
  • Flavor style (apples): Sweet/Sharp
  • Food uses: Eating fresh
  • Food uses: Culinary
  • Food uses: Juice
  • Food uses: Hard cider
  • Cooking result: Keeps shape

Growing

  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 3
  • Ploidy: Diploid
  • Bearing regularity: Regular
  • Organic culture: Suitable

Climate

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

Identification

  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Period of origin: 1600 - 1649
  • Flower colour: Pink - light
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Fruit colour: Green / Yellow

Where to buy fresh fruit

The following orchards grow Golden Pippin:

United States


United Kingdom




References

  • Apples of England (1948)
    Author: Taylor

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