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Galloway Pippin

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Believed to have come from Wigtown, Galloway, Scotland. It was first brought to notice in 1871 but is thought to be much older. Received First Class Certificate from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1871. Fruits have firm, crisp, juicy flesh with a subacid flavour. Cooks well.

Synonyms:
Croft en Reich, Croft St. Andrews, Croft-en-Reich, Gallibro, Gallibro Pippin, Galloway, Galloway Apple, Galloway Pepping, Galloway's, Galloway's Apple, Galway's, Galway's Pippin, Graft-en-Reich, Pepin Galloveiskii, Pepin Galloway
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Sports:
Siddington Russet

Accession No.
1947 - 298

  

Accession name
Galloway Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Height
60.38 mm 1
Width
77.21 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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