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Cambusnethan Pippin

An old dual purpose apple once highly regarded inScotland.

Origin: Scotland, 1750

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

Cambusnethan 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 Cambusnethan Pippin

An old Scottish variety of uncertain origin. It is believed to have either been raised at Cambusnethan House c1750, or earlier at Cambusnethan Monastry, Stirling, Scotland. Small to medium sized, flat shaped fruit. Orange flush over pale greenish yellow skin. Firm, rather chewy flesh. Quite sweet, light flavoured dual purpose apple. Small, spreading tree. Part tip bearer.

Characteristics of Cambusnethan Pippin apple trees

UseDual Cul & Des
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeMid Sep
Season of useOct-Nov
Tree vigourSmall
Tree habitSpreading
Fruit-bearingPartial tip-bearer
Pollination date15
Pollination groupD
PollinatorsPollination partners