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New Rock Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at Barnwell, Cambridge, by William Pleasance. It was first exhibited in 1821. Fruits have firm, crisp, fine flesh with a sweet, vinous and aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Neuer Stein Peping, Neuer Stein Pepping, Neuer Stein- Pepping, New-Rock Pippin
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
medium 2
Height
44.00mm 2
Width
57.00mm 2
Ribbing
absent 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1944 - 003

  

Accession name
New Rock Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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