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Broad Eyed Pippin



A very old English cooking apple.

Origin: England, 1600

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

Broad Eyed 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 Broad Eyed Pippin

An old English variety of unknown origin. Earliest references to the name date back to the late 17th Century. Large flat shaped fruit with a distinctive large open eye which accounts for its name. Pale yellowish green skin, sometimes with a pink blush. Keeps some of its shape when cooked. Light flavour. Vigorous tree.

Characteristics of Broad Eyed Pippin apple trees

UseCulinary
ColourGreen
FlavourSharp
Fruit sizeLarge
Picking timeEarly Sep
Season of useSep-Dec
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Pollination date13
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners