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Saint Albans Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Kent, England. Recorded in 1883. Fruits have fine, tender, yellowish flesh with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Saint Alban' s Pippin, Saint-Alban's Pippin, St. Alban's Pippin
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium 2
Height
50.50mm 2
Width
60.00mm 2
Ribbing
absent 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
low 2
Greasiness
Strong 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1950 - 067

  

Accession name
Saint Albans Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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