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Newtown or Yellow Pippen

Newtown or Yellow Pippen

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Newtown Pippen

Malus domestica 'Newtown Pippen'

Newtown or Yellow Pippen is not the most beautiful apple in the world, but has a rich, juicy flaor with a piney tartness. It is medium to large and has excellent dessert quality. The fruit is green, breaking to light yellow when ripe. It ripens late in the season, just ahead of Granny Smith.


12-16 Feet



10-14 Feet


Hardiness Zone


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Item # Description Price
91 Newtown Pippen on Semi-Standard (Bud118) root, Extra Large 5/8" up caliper grade $26.99 Add to Cart
1855 Newtown Pippen on Semi-Standard (EMLA 111) root, 2 year Extra Large grade $30.99 Add to Cart

Malus domestica 'Newtown Pippen'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Newtown or Yellow Pippen is vigorous, spreading tree. It should be pollinated with late to late-mid season blooming varieties. Tends to bear biennially.


A Little History about Newtown Pippen

Apparently Newtown Pippen was George Washington's favorite apple. It originated in Newtown, Long Island, New York in 1759.

Malus domestica 'Newtown Pippen' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Late blooming
Pollinizer needed
Fruit Characteristics
Medium size fruit
Growth Rate/Habit
Average vigor
Very vigorous
Early to bear
Spreading habit
Harvest Period
Very late season
Late fall
Other Attributes
Complex flavor
Very crisp
Very tart
Long-term keeper
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Skill Required
Average skill
Good for sauce
High dessert quality
Cooking or baking
Good for pies