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Bridgwater Pippin Apple

Malus domestica
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. Show suitable pollination partners

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Bridgwater Pippin Apple Trees for sale - order online

We currently produce this variety to order only through our bud-grafting service. You cannot order on line. If you wish to order please contact us using the messaging facility on the contact us page. Let us have your name, postal address, telephone and email address as well as which variety you would like us to produce, how many and on what rootstock. Bud-grafting is carried out in late July and early August. The trees would be supplied approximately 18 months later. We normally need to have received orders by the beginning of July. Please click here for full details of our bud-grafting service.

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.

Main characteristics of Bridgwater Pippin

Use Culinary
Colour Green
Flavour Sweet-sharp
Fruit size  Large
Picking time  Mid Sep
Season of use  Sep-Nov

Tree vigour  Vigorous
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer

Pollination date  12
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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