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Greenup's Pippin

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Found in the garden of shoemaker Greenup in Keswick and introduced in the late 1700s by nurserymen Clarke & Atkinson, Keswick. Fruits have tender, yellowish white flesh with a sweet subacid flavour.

American Pippin, Belle de Yorkshire, Councillor, Counseller, Counsellor, Cumberland Favorite, Cumberland Favourite, Dalzell Manse Codlin, Dalzell Manx Codlin, Dunmore Pearmain, Green Rolland, Greenup Pippin, Greenup's Apfel, Greenup's Apple, Greenups Pippin, Greenus's Pippin, New Northern Greening, Oxford Peach, Palmer's Glory, Red Hawthornden, Red Norman Bitter- Sweet, Rolland Green, Sunflower, Walsgrove Wonder, Yorkshire Beauty
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Gloucestershire Orchard Trust collection (link to website)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)

Accession No.
1921 - 008


Accession name
Greenup's Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
large-very large 1
Globose conical 1
74.23 mm 1
83.73 mm 1
medium 1
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
low 1
coarse 1
dry-medium 1
Flesh Colour
White 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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