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Ball's Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Introduced in 1923 by J.C.Allgrove, Langley, Bucks. Received an Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1923. Fruits are sweet and crisp.

Synonyms:
Lane's Oakland Seedling
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Cox's Orange Pippin x Sturmer Pippin
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
64.00mm 2
Width
78.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1926 - 035

  

Accession name
Ball's Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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