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Bridgwater Pippin



A large mild flavoured cooking apple.

Origin: Somerset UK, 1665

Pollination: Bridgwater Pippin is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Bridgwater Pippin apple trees produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but it is available through our custom bud-grafting service.

Propagation is carried out in late July / early August, and the grafted trees would be available for supply in December the following year (approximately 14 months later). You can choose the number of trees and the rootstock(s) you want the trees grafted on.

Read more about our Grafting service here.

If you wish to order a grafted tree of this variety please fill in our contact form in the first instance.

History and description of Bridgwater Pippin

An old variety presumed to have arisen in Bridgwater, Somerset, UK in the 17th Century or earlier. Large, flat-round fruit. Greenish yellow skin. Sweet-sharp flavour cooking to a slightly sharp flavoured creamy puree.

Characteristics of Bridgwater Pippin apple trees

UseCulinary
ColourGreen
FlavourSweet-sharp
Fruit sizeLarge
Picking timeMid Sep
Season of useSep-Nov
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Pollination date12
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners