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Wyken Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Said to have been raised by Lord Craven from seed of a continental apple and planted at Wyken near Coventry. It is also said to have been brought to the UK from Holland in the early 1700s. Fruits have creamy white, moderately firm, fine-textured, juicy flesh with a sweet and good aromatic flavour.

Airley, Alford Prize, Arley, Arley Apple, Gerkin Pippin, German Nonpareil, Girkin Pippin, Pepin de Warwickshire, Pepin du Warwick, Pepping aus Warwickshire, Pepping von Wyken, Pheasant's Eye, Pippin du Warwick, Warwick Pippin, Warwickshire Pippin, White Moloscha
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Donnington)
Mother to:
Laxton's Superb
Father to:
Laxton's Pearmain
Flat 2
medium 2
42.00mm 2
60.00mm 2
very weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
very low 2
crisp 2
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
2000 - 101


Accession name
Wyken Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1

Accession No.
2002 - 055


Accession name
Whiting Pippin

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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