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Nutmeg Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Origin unknown but described in 1920. Fruits have crisp, pale yellow, juicy flesh with a pleasant flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
51.00mm 2
Width
51.00mm 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Russet
high-very high 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1929 - 026

  

Accession name
Nutmeg Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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