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Bedminster Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have probably originated in Gloucestershire, England. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1952. Fruits have soft, coarse textured flesh with an acid to subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Gloucestershire Orchard Trust collection (link to website)

Accession No.
1952 - 054

  

Accession name
Bedminster Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
13th May10% flowering
18th MayFull (80%) flowering
26th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Height
58.03 mm 1
Width
71.59 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
absent 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low-medium 1
Greasiness
Weak 1
Crunch
crumbly 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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