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Grey Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Discovered in about 1980 by fruit grower J. Tann, Essex. Fruits are sweet with a pleasant flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project

Accession No.
1992 - 006

  

Accession name
Grey Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
25th April10% flowering
27th AprilFull (80%) flowering
6th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
65.78 mm 1
Width
68.69 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low-medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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