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An old Kent variety once used for cider making also known as Kentish Pippin.
Origin: Kent UK, 1600
Pollination: Colonel Vaughan is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.
History and description of Colonel Vaughan
Colonel Vaughan apple arose in Kent, UK possibly in the 17th century. Also known as Kentish Pippin
it was grown commercially in Kent until the 19th century. Small, conical fruit. Pink flush over a
cream coloured skin. Crisp, juicy flesh. Pleasant fruity flavour. Used for cider. Moderately
vigorous tree. Heavy cropper which may need thinning to produce good sized fruit. Attractive blossom.