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Fillingham Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated from seed sown or cuttings received from America by Mr Fillingham, Swanland, Yorkshire. It was received by the National Fruit Trials in 1923. Fruits have firm, fine flesh with an acid flavour. Can be propagated from cuttings.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
62.00mm 2
Width
68.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1923 - 078

  

Accession name
Fillingham Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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