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Broad-Eyed Pippin (of Bultitude)

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in England. It was recorded in the late 1600s. Fruits have moderately firm, coarse-textured flesh and are juicy and acid.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)

Accession No.
1929 - 029

  

Accession name
Broad-Eyed Pippin (of Bultitude)
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Flat 1
Height
66.60 mm 1
Width
87.70 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Strong 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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