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Lemon Pippin apple

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

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United Kingdom


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


  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Originates from: England, United Kingdom
  • Introduced: Before 1700
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1774
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1951-229


  • Fruit colour: Yellow / Gold


  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Uses: Cooking
  • Flavour quality: Very good
  • Flavour style: Sharper
  • Harvest period: Late season
  • Use / keeping: 3 months or more


  • Cropping: Heavy
  • Flowering period: Mid-Late season
  • Flowering group: 4
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Ploidy: Diploid
  • Vigour: Average growth
  • Gardening skill: Average
  • Fruit bearing: Spur-bearer
  • General disease resistance: Good
  • Period of origin: 1700 - 1749


  • Scab  - Very resistant

Where to buy fresh fruit



  • Apples of England (1948)
    Author: Taylor

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