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Golden Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in England. It was recorded in 1629. Fruits have firm, crisp flesh with a sweet, subacid and rich flavour.

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Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)
Mother to:
Pitmaston Pine Apple
Court of Wick
Father to:
May Beauty
Yellow Ingestrie
Downton Pippin

Accession No.
1946 - 024


Accession name
Golden Pippin (Miller)
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
small 1
Flat globose 1
weak 1
absent 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
low-medium 1
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
White 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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