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Galloway Pippin



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

Origin: Scotland, 1871

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

Galloway Pippin apple trees for sale

1-year maiden trees

These are the most versatile choice for home orchards, community fruit tree projects, and for training on in any form you require.

FormRootstockPriceQuantity
MaidenM26Semi-dwarfing £23.50
MaidenMM111Vigorous £23.50

Orders placed now will be delivered in the winter planting season.

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.

Characteristics of Galloway Pippin apple trees

UseDual Cul & Des
ColourYellow
FlavourSubacid
Fruit sizeLarge
Picking timeLate Sep/Early Oct
Season of useNov-Feb
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitSpreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingGood
Suitable forHardy
Northern Britain
Special featuresAttractive Blossom
Pollination date14
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile triploid
PollinatorsPollination partners