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Bosbury Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in the West of England. Recorded in 1920. Fruits have firm, pale yellow flesh with a sweet flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1945 - 133


Accession name
Bosbury Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
large 1
Flat 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
high 1
Over Colour Pattern
solid flush 1
coarse 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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