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Eccleston Pippin

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Mr Barnes, Head Gardener to the Duke of Westminster at Eaton Hall, Cheshire. It was first described in 1883. Fruits have coarse, but tender flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
50.00mm 2
Width
66.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Green 2
Over Colour
Pink 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1923 - 115

  

Accession name
Eccleston Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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