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Eastbourne Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1930 at Eastbourne, Sussex, by E.A. Lindley. Fruits have fine, tender flesh with a sweet to subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Newtown Pippin x Unknown
Shape
Flat 2
Size
large 2
Height
53.50mm 2
Width
76.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1947 - 008

  

Accession name
Eastbourne Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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