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Allington Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Thomas Laxton in Lincolnshire before 1884. It received a First Class Certificate from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1894 under its original name, 'Brown's South Lincoln Beauty'. Renamed in 1894 and introduced by Bunyard of Maidstone in 1896. Once a commercial dessert variety. Fruits have a distinct aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Allington, Allington Peppin, Allington Pepping, Allingtoner Pepping, Allingtonovo jablko, Brown's South Lincoln Beauty, Pepin Allingtona, Pepin d'Allington, South Lincoln Beauty, South Lincoln Pippin
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Donnington)
Parentage:
King of the Pippins x Cox's Orange Pippin
Mother to:
John Huggett
Old Fred
Cheddar Cross
Plymouth Cross
Peggy's Pride
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
65.00mm 2
Width
65.00mm 2
Ribbing
very weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
2000 - 016

  

Accession name
Allington Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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