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Belledge Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Synonyms:
Belledge, Bellidge Pippin
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
60.00mm 2
Width
63.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1949 - 134

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials from Derbyshire, England. First recorded in 1818. Fruits have coarse, soft flesh with an acid flavour.

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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