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Parker's Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to be of English origin, but better known on the continent. It was received by Diel from England in the early 1800s. Fruits have fairly crisp, firm flesh with a subacid and slightly aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Broker's Pippin, Brokers Pippin, de Parker, Graue Reinette, Jadrnac Parkeruv, Kozhanyi renet, Leder-Apfel, Lederapfel, Parker, Parker Peppin, Parker Pepping, Parker's Graue Pepping, Parker's Grauer Pepping, Parker's Grey Pippin, Parker's Peppin, Parker's Pepping, Parker's Pipping, Parkerova, Parkers Grauer Pepping, Parkers Pepping, Parsker's Pippin, Pepin de Parker, Pepin Gris, Pepin Gris de Parker, Pepin Parkera, Peppina Parker, Pippin de Parker, Pippin Gris de Parker, Pomme Parke, Pomme Parker, Poppina Parker, Reinette Grise de Pfaffenhofen, Sanct-Nicolas Reinette, Spencer's Pippin, Spencers Pippin, Zizzen-Apfel
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Father to:
Neue Goldparmane
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
54.50mm 2
Width
60.50mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Russet
high-very high 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1947 - 102

  

Accession name
Parker's Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1

Accession No.
1963 - 035

Accession name
Parker's 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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