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Beeley Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in about 1880 by Rev. C. Sculthorpe at Beeley, Derbyshire. Fruits have firm, fine-textured, somewhat tough flesh. Juicy and sweet with a pleasant aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Beely Pippin
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
70.50mm 2
Width
80.50mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Russet
low 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1916 - 006

  

Accession name
Beeley Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
27th April10% flowering
3rd MayFull (80%) flowering
10th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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