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Sturmer Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by nurseryman Dillistone at Sturmer, Suffolk, England. First recorded in 1831. Fruits have very firm, fine-textured, juicy flesh with a little subacid and rich aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Apple Royal, Creech Pearmain, Moxhay, Pearmain de Sturmer, Pepin de Sturmer, Pepin iz Shturmera, Royal, Stur1ner's Pepping, Sturmer, Sturmer Pepping, Sturmer's Pippin, Sturmers Pepping
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Parentage:
Ribston Pippin x Nonpareil
Mother to:
Oxford Hoard
Merton Russet
King's Acre Pippin
High View Pippin
Father to:
Ball's Pippin
Merton Pippin
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
51.50mm 2
Width
60.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Russet
very low 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
2000 - 091

Accession name
Sturmer Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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