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East Lothian Pippin

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated from Scotland. It was first described in 1883. It is indistinguishable from Hill's Seedling in the National Apple Collection. Fruits have firm, crisp flesh with an acid flavour.

Synonyms:
Baillie Neilson, Baillie Nielson, East Lothian Seedling, The Baillie
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
57.50mm 2
Width
70.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Amount)
very low 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1949 - 279

  

Accession name
East Lothian Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid August 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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