Apple - Galloway Pippin

Galloway Pippin Apple

Malus domestica
An old Scottish dual purpose apple. Quite sharp in flavour and best used early as a cooker.

Origin: Scotland 1871

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

A guide to choosing Apple Trees

Galloway Pippin Apple Trees for sale - order online

Please select the rootstock, age and tree form available items in the table below. The choice of rootstock is important as it determines the size to which the tree will grow when mature. Trees are available either as maidens which are untrained one year old trees or two year old trees already trained in a particular form. Reduced price trees when available are smaller one year old trees or two year old trees which have less well developed heads than our regular trees but are otherwise perfectly good healthy trees offered at a lower price. Trees are supplied bare root during the planting season from late November to early March. Further information is available below.

Rootstock / Vigour / Age / Form
MM111 - Vigorous   2 years Half Standard *Reduced Price*

History and description of Galloway Pippin

Galloway Pippin arose Wigtown, Galloway, Scotland. First brought to notice in 1871 but thought to be much older. Received RHS First Class Certificate 1871. A dual purpose apple, best used early for cooking when it has a quite rich flavour and keeps its shape. As a dessert apple it can be quite sharp.

A very large, regular, flat-round fruit. Distinctly flattened at base and apex. Pale green background skin colour becoming pale yellow. Some fruits one-quarter flushed light brown. Creamy-white flesh, a little coarse textured, firm, juicy and crisp.

A tree of moderate vigour. Spreading. Hardy. Good cropper.

Main characteristics of Galloway Pippin

Use Dual Cul & Des
Colour Yellow
Flavour Subacid
Fruit size  Large
Picking time  Late Sep/Early Oct
Season of use  Nov-Feb

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Good
Suitable for Hardy
Northern Britain
Special features Attractive Blossom

Pollination date  14
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile Triploid
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