Ribston Pippin Apple

Apple

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

Attributes

  • Pollination group: Pollination group 2
  • Picking month: October
  • Triploid
  • Storing: January
  • Uses: Eating
  • J Suitable for juicing

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