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Wadhurst Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in the early 1800s at Wadhurst, Sussex. Fruits have crisp, yellowish flesh with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Ney Mi, Ney-Mi, Reinette de Wadhurst, Wadhurst Pepping
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1945 - 102

  

Accession name
Wadhurst Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose 1
Height
65.20 mm 1
Width
74.08 mm 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp-very crisp 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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