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Cockle Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in about 1800 by Mr Cockle at Godstone, Surrey. Fruits have firm, fine-textured somewhat dry flesh with a sweet and pleasant flavour.

Brown Cockle, Brown Cockle Peppin, Brown Cockle Pippin, Cockle Pippin Brown, Cockle's Pippin, Cockles Pippin, Hahn's Pepping, Hahnen Peppin, Hahnen Pepping, Nutmeg Cockle, Nutmeg Cockle Pippin, Nutmeg Pippin, Pepping Hahnen, Pilot Russet, White Cockle, White Cockle Pippin
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
2000 - 027


Accession name
Cockle Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
medium-large 1
Broad globose conical 1
weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Pattern
solid flush 1
low-medium 1
Medium 1
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
White 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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