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Greenup's Pippin



An old dual purpose apple from the North of England

Origin: Lancashire UK, 1790

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

Greenup's 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 Greenup's Pippin

Found in the garden of Mr Greenup, shoemaker of Keswick, Cumberland. Introduced late 1700’s by Clarke and Atkinson Nursery, Keswick. Grown throughout the Border Counties in the 19th century. A dual purpose apple, soft juicy white flesh, quite sharp. Cooks to a well flavoured froth or puree.

Characteristics of Greenup's Pippin apple trees

UseDual Cul & Des
ColourYellow
FlavourSharp
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeMid Sep
Season of useSep-Nov
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Suitable forNorthern Britain
Pollination date15
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners