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Pig's Nose Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in Hereford, England. Described in 1884. Fruits have fine, crisp flesh with a sweet flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Paramor)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Westhope)
Shape
Globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
38.00mm 2
Width
51.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1945 - 179

  

Accession name
Pig's Nose Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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