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Saltcote Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by James Hoad at Rye, Sussex. First recorded in 1918. Received an Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1928. Fruits have firm, slightly juicy flesh with a sweet and good aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Ribston Pippin or Radford Beauty x Unknown
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
57.00mm 2
Width
67.00mm 2
Ribbing
absent 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1926 - 023

  

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


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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