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Langley Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Veitch at Chelsea, London. First described in 1898. Introduced by Veitch. It received the Award of Merit from the RHS in 1898. Fruits have rather soft, juicy flesh with a moderate aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Brook's Seedling, Brooks' Seedling, Salisbury Silk
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Cox's Orange Pippin x Gladstone
Shape
Conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
53.50mm 2
Width
58.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1978 - 272

  

Accession name
Langley Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid August 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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