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Thorle Pippin



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.  Pollination partners

Thorle Pippin 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 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.

Characteristics of Thorle Pippin apple trees

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
FlavourSavoury
Fruit sizeSmall
Picking timeLate Aug
Season of useAug-Sep
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habitSpreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Suitable forNorthern Britain
Pollination date6
Pollination groupB
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners