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Lancashire Pippin (Underbarrow)

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1950 - 100

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1950 from Westmorland. Fruits have soft, slightly coarse flesh with a subacid flavour.

Accession name
Lancashire Pippin (Underbarrow)
Flowering time  ›››
12th May10% flowering
18th MayFull (80%) flowering
25th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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