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Bow Hill Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by A.S.White, Bow Hill, Maidstone, Kent and introduced in about 1893 by G. Bunyard Ltd., Maidstone. Received an Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1893. Fruits have firm, rather coarse-textured, juicy flesh with a sweet, aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Bow Hill, Bow-Hill Pippin, Bowhill Pippin, Pepin Bau Khill, Pepin Bow Hill
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
medium 2
Height
50.00mm 2
Width
60.00mm 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1957 - 212

  

Accession name
Bow Hill Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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