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Saint Edmund's Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by R. Harvey at Bury St. Edmunds, England. Recorded in 1875. It received a First Class Certificate from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1875. Fruits have moderately firm, juicy, slightly acid flesh with good flavour.

Synonyms:
Early Golden Russet, Saint-Edmund's Pippin, St. Edmonds, St. Edmund's Pippin, St. Edmund's Russet, St. Edmunds, St. Edmunds Pippin, St. Edmunds Russet
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Ffordd-fawr)
Mother to:
Benenden Early
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
53.50mm 2
Width
60.00mm 2
Ribbing
very weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Amount)
very low 2
Russet
high-very high 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1977 - 161

  

Accession name
Saint Edmund's Pippin (LA 73A)
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
13th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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