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Sweet Coppin

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

An old variety originating in Devon. Once very common in cider orchards in the Exeter area. Susceptible to mildew. The medium to large fruits ripen early November. Produces a pure sweet, sometimes a very mild bittersweet cider of good quality.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)

Accession No.
1989 - 112

  

Accession name
Sweet Coppin
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early November 1
Size
small 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
49.10 mm 1
Width
52.80 mm 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
mottled 1
Russet
medium-high 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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