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Lemon Pippin apple

Good for drying. Small, yellow dotted fruit with greenish-white, crisp, acid flesh.

Lemon Pippin identification images

USDA identification images for Lemon 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.

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    Tree register

    United Kingdom

    Canada

    Spring blossom records for this variety

    2012 season

    • 3rd May  2012  - tree owned by Lenore in Beverley, United Kingdom

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    Harvest records for this variety

    2012 season

    • 2nd week October  2012  - tree owned by Lenore in Beverley, United Kingdom

    Origins

    • Species: Malus domestica

    Using

    • Picking season: Late
    • Cropping: Heavy
    • Keeping (of fruit): 3 months or more
    • Flavor style (apples): Sharper
    • Food uses: Eating fresh
    • Food uses: Culinary
    • Discoloration of fruit: No discoloration (Good for drying)

    Growing

    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Ploidy: Diploid
    • Bearing regularity: Regular

    Climate

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

    Identification

    • Country of origin: United Kingdom
    • Period of origin: 1700 - 1749
    • Flower colour: Pink - light
    • Leaf colour: Green
    • Fruit colour: Yellow / Orange

    Where to buy fresh fruit

    The following orchards grow Lemon Pippin:

    Canada




    References

    • Apples of England (1948)
      Author: Taylor

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