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Colonel Vaughan

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Kent. It was known in the late 1600s. Fruits have firm, white, sometimes stained red flesh with a sweet to subacid flavour.

Amasa, Colonel Vaughan's, Colonel Vaughn's, Kentish Pippin, Pepping, Red Coachman, Red Kentish Pippin, Roter Kentische Peppin, Roter Kentischer Pepping, Scarlet Incomparable, Vaughan's Pippin, Vaughn's Pippin, Vaun's Pippin
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Ellipsoid 2
medium 2
60.00mm 2
55.00mm 2
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
2000 - 028


Accession name
Colonel Vaughan
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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