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King of the Pippins



A good dual purpose apple polupular in France where it is known as Reine des Reinettes.

Origin: France, 1770

Pollination: King of the Pippins is partially self-fertile and would produce some crop without a pollinator but would benefit considerably from a pollinator.  Pollination partners

King of the Pippins apple trees for sale

ItemPriceQuantity
MM106 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Semi-vigorous) £17.50 Sold-out
M25 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Very vigorous) £17.50

Orders placed now will be delivered in the winter planting season.


Characteristics of King of the Pippins apple trees

UseDual Cul & Des
ColourFlushed
FlavourSubacid
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeEarly Oct
Season of useOct-Dec
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingGood
Disease resistanceCanker - Susceptible
Mildew - Resistant
Special featuresGood for Cider
Pollination date13
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ProgenyAllington Pippin
George Carpenter
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