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Elmore Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Gloucestershire Orchard Trust collection (link to website)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Paramor)
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
47.00mm 2
Width
65.50mm 2
Ribbing
absent 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1949 - 095

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1949. It is believed to be of UK origin. Fruits have firm flesh with a subacid flavour.

Accession name
Elmore Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
16th MayFull (80%) flowering
25th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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