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Pine Golden Pippin apple

Russet. Sweet.

Pine Golden Pippin identification images

USDA identification images for Pine Golden 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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      Looking for yellow green pippin in Northeast US
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      Eating one now. Crisp & juicy. Sparkly, slightly tart, sweet flavor like a crisp reisling. Honey scent. Tender skin. So-o-o delicious. Got it at Farmers Market.

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    United Kingdom


    • Warren in Cobram, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA


    • Species: Malus domestica
    • Introduced: 1861


    • Picking season: Late
    • Cropping: Good
    • Keeping (of fruit): 1-2 months
    • Flavor style (apples): Sweeter
    • Food uses: Eating fresh
    • Juice style: Sweeter


    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 5
    • Ploidy: Diploid
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading / Vase


    • Cold-hardiness: Cold-hardy
    • Cold hardiness (USDA): (5) -20F / -29C
    • Cold hardiness (USDA): (6) -10F / -23C
    • Cold hardiness (USDA): (7) 0F / -18C
    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)


    • Country of origin: United Kingdom
    • Period of origin: 1850 - 1899
    • Fruit size: Small
    • Fruit colour: Russet

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    • Apples of England (1948)
      Author: Taylor

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