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Breedon Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in about 1801 by Rev. J. Symonds Breedon, Pangbourne, Berkshire from seed found in cider pommace. Fruits have fairly tender flesh with a subacid vinous flavour.

Synonyms:
Breedon's Pepping, Breedou's Pepping, Pepping von Breeden, Pepping von Breedon, Pippin Breedou's
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
small-medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Russet
very low 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1949 - 022

  

Accession name
Breedon Pippin
Flowering time  ›››
30th April10% flowering
5th MayFull (80%) flowering
12th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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