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Herring's Pippin



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.  Pollination partners

Herring'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 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.

Characteristics of Herring's Pippin apple trees

UseDessert
ColourRed
FlavourSpicy
Fruit sizeLarge
Picking timeEarly Sep
Season of useSep-Oct
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Disease resistanceScab - Resistant
Pollination date15
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners