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Upton Pyne apple

Primarily a cooking variety, notable for a delicate pineapple-like flavour. Cooks to puree.

Upton Pyne identification photos

UK National Fruit Collection
UK National Fruit Collection
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United Kingdom


Harvest records for this variety

2011 season

  • 2nd week November  2011  - tree owned by Mr in Exeter, United Kingdom

2009 season

  • 2nd week September  2009  - tree owned by John in Exeter, United Kingdom


  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: Unknown
  • Originates from: Devon, England, United Kingdom
  • Introduced: 1910
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1177
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1931-009


  • Fruit colour: Red / Orange flush
  • Bultitude apple group: 4. Flushed / striped, smooth, dessert / dual-purpose


  • Uses: Cooking
  • Cooking result: Puree
  • Flavour quality: Average
  • Flavour style: Pineapple
  • Harvest period: Late season
  • Use / keeping: 1-2 months


  • Cropping: Heavy
  • Flowering group: 3
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Ploidy: Diploid
  • Gardening skill: Very easy
  • Fruit bearing: Spur-bearer
  • Attractive features: Attractive blossom
  • General disease resistance: Good


  • Climate suitability: Temperate climates


  • Scab  - Some resistance

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  • Apples of England (1948)
    Author: Taylor

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