Apple - Broad Eyed Pippin

Broad Eyed Pippin Apple

Malus domestica
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. Show suitable pollination partners

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Broad Eyed Pippin Apple Trees for sale - order online

We supply trees and plants only during the winter planting season from late November to mid March. Orders placed now will not be be delivered until the winter planting season. You will not be required to pay until October but by ordering now you can ensure that the items are reserved for you and supplied as early as possible when we resume delveries in late November.
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 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.




Main characteristics of Broad Eyed Pippin

Use Culinary
Colour Green
Flavour Sharp
Fruit size  Large
Picking time  Early Sep
Season of use  Sep-Dec

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

Pollination date  13
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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