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Cambusnethan Pippin Apple

Malus domestica
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. Show suitable pollination partners

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Cambusnethan Pippin Apple Trees for sale - order online

We supply trees and plants only during the winter planting season from late November to mid March. Orders placed now will not be be delivered until the winter planting season. You will not be required to pay until October but by ordering now you can ensure that the items are reserved for you and supplied as early as possible when we resume delveries in late November.
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 Availability Price Qty required
MM111 - Vigorous   1 year Maiden Available £17.50

The availability information shown in the availability column in the table is always up-to-date.
Available means Available for supply from Nov 2018 to March 2019
2019/20 means Sold out but available for supply winter 2019/20. Orders taken from May 2019
Sold out means Sold out for supply Nov 2018 to March 2019. May be available again winter 2019/20




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.




Main characteristics of Cambusnethan Pippin

Use Dual Cul & Des
Colour Flushed
Flavour Sweet
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Mid Sep
Season of use  Oct-Nov

Tree vigour  Small
Tree habit  Spreading
Fruit bearing  Partial tip-bearer

Pollination date  15
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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