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Greenup's Pippin Apple

Malus domestica
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. Show suitable pollination partners

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Greenup's Pippin Apple Trees for sale - order online

We currently produce this variety to order only through our bud-grafting service. You cannot order on line. If you wish to order please contact us using the messaging facility on the contact us page. Let us have your name, postal address, telephone and email address as well as which variety you would like us to produce, how many and on what rootstock. Bud-grafting is carried out in late July and early August. The trees would be supplied approximately 18 months later. We normally need to have received orders by the beginning of July. Please click here for full details of our bud-grafting service.

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.

Main characteristics of Greenup's Pippin

Use Dual Cul & Des
Colour Yellow
Flavour Sharp
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Mid Sep
Season of use  Sep-Nov

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Suitable for Northern Britain

Pollination date  15
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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