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Fall Pippin

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in the USA and first recorded in 1806. Fruits have moderately firm, fine, tender flesh with a subacid and aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
American Fall, American Fall Pippin, Autumn Pippin, Cat Head, Cobbet's Fall, Cobbet's Fall Pippin, Cobbett's Fall, Cobbett's Fall Pippin, Concombre Ancien, Corbett's Fall Pippin, Corbett's Tall Pippin, de Rateau, Episcopal, Golden Pippin, Holland Pippin, Pepin d'Automne, Philadelphia Pippin, Pound Pippin, Pound Royal, Prince's Large Pippin, Reinette Blanche d'Espagne, Reinnete Blanche d'Espagne, Sudlow's Fall Pippin, Summer Pippin, Van Duym's Pippin, Van Dyn's Pippin, York, York Pippin
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1948 - 638

  

Accession name
Fall Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Coarseness
fine-medium 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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