Apple - Thorle Pippin

Thorle Pippin Apple

Malus domestica
An old Scottish summer apple with a sharp savoury flavour.

Origin: Scotland 1831

Pollination:  Thorle Pippin is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

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Thorle Pippin 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 Thorle Pippin

Thorle Pippin apple arose in Scotland. First described 1831. Small, round to flat-round fruit. Bright red flush on a greenish yellow skin. Juicy, white flesh. Sharp, savoury taste. Vigorous, spreading tree.



Main characteristics of Thorle Pippin

Use Dessert
Colour Flushed
Flavour Savoury
Fruit size  Small
Picking time  Late Aug
Season of use  Aug-Sep

Tree vigour  Vigorous
Tree habit  Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Suitable for Northern Britain

Pollination date  6
Pollination group  B
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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