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Lemon Pippin

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to be English or possibly of Norman origin. Fruits have firm, coarse-textured, dry, slightly acid flesh with a faint aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Englischer Quittenapfel, Englischer Winter Quitten, Englischer Winter Quittenapfel, Englischer Winter-Quittenapfel, Englischer Winterquittenapfel, Kirk's Lemon Pippin, Kirke's Lemon Pippin, Kirkes Lemon Pippin, Konigin Sophien's Afpel, Konigin Sophienapfel, Konigin Sophiens, Konigin Sophiens Apfel, Konigin Sophiensapfel, Lemon, Limon de Galles, Limon de Galles Pippin, Limonen Reinette, Limonien Apfel, Pepin Lemon des Galles, Pepin Limon de Galles, Pudding Apple, Quince, Quince Appel, Quince Apple, Reine Sophie, Reinette de Madere, Reinette Limon de Galles, Reinette von Madeira, Sophia, Verte de Madere, Waliser Limonen Pepping, Winter Queen
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Sport of Golden Delicious

Accession No.
1951 - 229

Accession name
Lemon Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
53.61 mm 1
Width
62.60 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
absent 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
n/a 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
n/a 1
Russet
low-medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
dry-medium 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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

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