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Colonel Vaughan

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.  Pollination partners

Colonel Vaughan apple trees for sale

MM111 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Vigorous) £20.50 Sold-out

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.

Characteristics of Colonel Vaughan apple trees

Fruit sizeSmall
Picking timeEarly Oct
Season of useOct-Dec
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Special featuresAttractive Blossom
Good for Cider
Pollination date11
Pollination groupC
PollinatorsPollination partners