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Woolbrook Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1903 by Stevens & Son, Woolbrook Nursery, Sidmouth, Devon. Received an Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1929. Fruits have firm, crisp, tender flesh with a sweet, slightly acid, slightly aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Cox's Orange Pippin x Unknown
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
55.50mm 2
Width
67.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1927 - 026

  

Accession name
Woolbrook Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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