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Thorle Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Scotland. Described in 1831. Fruits have soft, dry, yellowish white flesh with a sweet flavour.

Synonyms:
der Wirtelapfel, Lady Derby, Paradise, Summer Thorle, Summer Whorle, Thoral, Thoral Pippin, Thorle, Thorle d'Ete, Thorll Pippin, Watson's New Nonesuch, Watson's New Nonsuch, Watson's Nonesuch, Whorle, Whorle Pippin, Wirtel Apfel
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
2000 - 094

  

Accession name
Thorle Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
1st May10% flowering
6th MayFull (80%) flowering
12th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
51.05 mm 1
Width
64.95 mm 1
Ribbing
absent 1
Crown
absent 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped 1
Russet
very low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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