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Kerry Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Ireland. It was first recorded in 1802. Fruits have firm, crisp but rather dry flesh with a good aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Aromatic Pippin, Aromatic Pippin Edmonston, Donabety, Edmonston's Aromatic, Edmonston's Aromatic Pippin, Edmonton, Edmonton Aromatic, Edmonton Aromatic Pippin, Edmonton's Aromatic Pippin, Kelly Pepping, Odelson's, Odelsons, Pepin de Kerry, Pippin Early Red, Red Streak Pippin
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium 2
Height
55.00mm 2
Width
52.00mm 2
Ribbing
absent 2
Ground Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1907 - 004

  

Accession name
Kerry Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1

References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register