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Petit Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium 2
Height
38.00mm 2
Width
57.00mm 2
Ribbing
absent 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Russet
low 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1948 - 724

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1948 from East Malling Research Station. Fruits have soft, creamy white flesh with a sweet, aromatic flavour.

Accession name
Petit Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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