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Old Rock Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1981 - 148

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1981 from Mrs A. Brodie, Meare, near Glastonbury, Somerset.

Accession name
Old Rock Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
small 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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