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Fearn's Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in Mr Bagley's garden at Fulham, London before 1780. Fruits have firm, juicy flesh with a slightly acid and pleasant aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Bealing's Pippin, Bennet's Defiance, Clifton Nonesuch, Clifton Nonsuch, de Fearn, Espagne, Fearn's Pepping, Fearn's Pippin Apple, Fearns Pippin, Ferris Pippin, Ferris' Pippin, Florence Pippin, Gearn's Pippin, Pepin de Fearn, Pomme d'Espagne, Pomme de Fearn, Smiling Mary, Thomason, Vermilion d'Espagne, Vermillion d'Espagne, Vermillon, Vermillon d'Espagne, Waterloo
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
51.00mm 2
Width
64.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1945 - 186

  

Accession name
Fearn's Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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