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Apple (Malus) King's Acre Pippin
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King's Acre Pippin


Parentage: Sturmer Pippin x Ribston Pippin

Description: King's Acre Pippin is a late dessert apple. A large fruit, green with brownish red flush and russet patches. Creamy white flesh, very rich flavour with a crisp, juicy texture. Slightly unattrative but makes up for it in its characteristics! Stores well into January, delicious when eaten fresh from the tree. An excellent late keeping garden apple.

History: First recorded in 1897. Introduced by King's Acre Nurseries, Hereford, England in 1899. Received an Award of Merit from Royal Horticultural Society in 1897.

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General attributes

Comparatively trouble free Comparatively trouble free
Award-winning Award-winning

Uses for this variety

Good Eater Eating

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 3 Flowering group 3
Triploid Triploid
Suitable for juicing Suitable for juicing
Picking month Mid October Picking month Mid October
Stores until January Stores until January