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Apple (Malus) Ribston Pippin
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Ribston Pippin


Description: Ribston Pippin is a well known, high quality triploid dessert apple. Ground colour yellowish green becoming brownish-orange with short, broken red stripes. Pale yellow flesh, crisp, firm and sweet, aromatic in flavour, more acid than Cox. Described as being ‘like a good dessert wine’. A valuable garden variety!

History: Raised at Ribston Hall, near Knaresborough, North Yorkshire  in 1707. Grown from a pip that turned, has enjoyed popularity for hundreds of years. In 1962 it received an Award of Merit from Royal Horticultural Society.

Pollination Partners: Apple Adam's Pearmain Apple Bardsey Apple Cornish Aromatic Apple Egremont Russet Apple Golden Pippin Apple Lord Lambourne Apple Red Windsor Apple St Edmund's Russet

General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning

Uses for this variety

Good Eater Eating
Suitable for juicing Juice

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 2 Flowering group 2
Disease resistance Disease resistance
Triploid Triploid
Suitable for juicing Suitable for juicing
Picking month Early October Picking month Early October
Stores until January Stores until January