Apple - Herring's Pippin

Herring's Pippin Apple

Malus domestica
An attractive large bright red dessert apple with a good aromatic flavour.

Origin: Lincolnshire UK 1908

Pollination:  Herring's Pippin is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

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Herring's 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.
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 Herring's Pippin

Probably raised by Mr Herring of Lincoln. First recorded in 1908. Introduced by Pearson, of Nottingham. An attractive large apple. Round- conical to oblong-conical shape. Rather irregular. Rounded ribs. Pale greenish yellow background skin colour becoming golden yellow. Almost completely covered with a bright deep red flush. Creamy white flesh, rather coarse textured, juicy, with a good aromatic flavour. Very vigorous tree.




Main characteristics of Herring's Pippin

Use Dessert
Colour Red
Flavour Spicy
Fruit size  Large
Picking time  Early Sep
Season of use  Sep-Oct

Tree vigour  Vigorous
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Disease resistance  Scab: Resistant

Pollination date  15
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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