Apple - Chips

Chips Apple

Malus domestica
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. Show suitable pollination partners

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Chips 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 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.



Main characteristics of Chips

Use Dual Cul & Des
Colour Flushed
Flavour Sharp
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Aug/Sep
Season of use  Aug-Sep

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Special features Cooked Keeps Shape

Pollination date  8
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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