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Rossie Pippin

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
60.50mm 2
Width
71.50mm 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Amount)
very low 2
Russet
low 2
Greasiness
Strong 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1939 - 025

  

Originated in the UK. Received by the National Fruit Trials from nurseryman George Bunyard, Maidstone, Kent. Catalogued in 1890. Fruits have fine, greenish white flesh with an acid flavour.

Accession name
Rossie Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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