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Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in England. It was recorded in 1799. Fruits have soft flesh with a subacid flavour.

Beare Rouge, Beau Rouge, Bland's Summer, Bland's Summer Pippin, Bon Rouge, Bonne Rouge, Bonne-Rouge, Bonrouge, Hallingbury, Hallingsbury, Hanbury, Hauberry, Hawberry, Hawberry Pippin, Hollandburg Hollandburgh, Hollandbury Pippin, Hollingbury, Horsley Pippin, Howberry Pippin, Howburry Pippin, Howbury Pippin, Imperial Levesey's, Kirk's Admirable, Kirk's Scarlet Admirable, Kirke's Admirable, Kirke's Scarlet Admirable, Kirke's Schone Rambour, Kirke's Schoner Rambour, Kirke's Sondergleichen, la Beau Rouge, le Beau Rouge, Livesey's Imperial, Red Flanders, Scarlet Admirable
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)
Flat globose 2
large 2
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
2000 - 048


Accession name
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
13th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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