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Essex Pippin



Very similar to Blenheim Orange.

Origin: Essex UK, 1831

Pollination: Essex Pippin is a self-sterile triploid and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Essex 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 Essex Pippin

First recorded in 1831. Presumed to have arisen in Essex. Indistinguishable from Blenheim Orange.

Characteristics of Essex Pippin apple trees

UseDual Cul & Des
ColourFlushed
FlavourNutty
Fruit sizeLarge
Picking timeLate Sep/Early Oct
Season of useOct-Dec
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingPartial tip-bearer
CroppingBiennial
Pollination date12
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile triploid
PollinatorsPollination partners