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Chips



An early season dual purpose apple which keeps its shape when cooked.

Origin: Kent UK, 1867

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

Chips 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 Chips

Chips apple was raised in about 1867 by Mr Sturgeon probably in Kent, UK. Smooth flushed skin. Can be dull with poor colouring. Crisp flesh with with some astringency. Keeps its shape when cooked.

Characteristics of Chips apple trees

UseDual Cul & Des
ColourFlushed
FlavourSharp
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeAug/Sep
Season of useAug-Sep
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Special featuresCooked Keeps Shape
Pollination date8
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners