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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.

Synonyms:
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
Availability
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
Size
medium-large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Pattern
solid flush 1
Russet
low-medium 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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