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Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated either in Lithuania or Russia. It was described in 1903 as Pepinka Litovskaya. Fruits have very tender, loose textured flesh with a sweet, subacid flavour.

?Popovki, ?Popovki polosatoi, Buzhbon, Capenka, Englischer Peppin, Englischer Pepping, English Pippin, Glogieriniai, Glogierowka, Glogirowka, Good Peasant, Imperial, Langerfeldskoe, Lietuvos pepinai, Lietuvos pepinas, Lietuvos pepinka, Lietuvos pepinkos, Litauer Pepping, Litauer Reinette, Littauer Pepping, Littauischer Pepping, Longfield, Longfield America, Longfield's Apple, Pepin de Lithuanie, Pepin Litovskii, Pepinai, Pepinas, Pepinka, Pepinka Litewska, Pepinka Litovskaya, Pepinka Litowska, Rigar Pepping, Roter Rigar Taubenapfel, Ungarischen Rosmarin, Vengerskii Rozmarin
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
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Accession No.
1949 - 170


Accession name
Flowering time  ›››
28th April10% flowering
4th MayFull (80%) flowering
11th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
medium 1
Globose conical 1
weak-medium 1
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out/solid flush 1
very low 1
Flesh Colour
White 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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