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Lemon Pippin apple

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

Lemon Pippin apple identification images

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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


    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 - Apple
    • Originates from: England, United Kingdom
    • Introduced: Before 1700
    • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1951-229


    • Country of origin: United Kingdom
    • Period of origin: 1700 - 1749
    • Fruit colour: Yellow / Orange
    • Flower colour: Pink - light
    • Leaf colour: Green
    • Popularity: Rarely grown
    • Annual cycle: Deciduous


    • Picking season: Late
    • Keeping (of fruit): 3 months or more
    • Flavour quality: Very good
    • Flavour style (apples): Sharper
    • Discoloration of fruit: No discoloration (Good for drying)
    • Cropping: Heavy
    • Food uses: Eating fresh
    • Food uses: Culinary
    • Picking period: mid-October
    • Wildlife: RHS Plants for Pollinators


    • Gardening skill: Average
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Pollinating others: Average
    • Ploidy: Diploid
    • Vigour: Average vigour
    • Bearing regularity: Regular
    • Fruit bearing: Spur-bearer
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile


    • Climate suitability: Temperate climates
    • Climate suitability: Mild damp climates
    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)

    Other qualities

    • Disease resistance: Good

    Where to buy fresh fruit

    The following orchards grow Lemon Pippin:



    • Apples of England (1948)
      Author: Taylor

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