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Greasy Pippin (Northern Ireland)

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated from Ireland. It was described in 1951. Fruits become very greasy. Flesh is firm and crisp and has a sweet flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1966 - 036

  

Accession name
Greasy Pippin (Northern Ireland)
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
16th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
63.01 mm 1
Width
73.35 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
very low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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