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Ribston Pippin

Malus domestica 'Ribston Pippin'
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The Ribston Pippin is a classic dessert apple in England - one of the best for eating, cooking and cider. It has a yellow flushed bright orange fruit with red blush, often sprinkled with a russet webbing at its base and apex. It makes up for its unattractive exterior with a hard, crisp, fine grained, extrememly sugary flesh that offers a fine, rich flavor and a pleasant aroma.

Originated in Yorkshire, England around 1700. Parent of Cox's Orange Pippin.

Height
12-15
Spread
10-15
Zone
4-9
Color
Bright red
Categories
Apple--- Cider Varieties
Tags
Pollinizer neededTriploid or sterileAverage vigorLate fallAromaticVery crisp

Bloom Character
Growth Rate/Habit
Harvest Period
  Late fall
Other Attributes
  Aromatic
Site Requirements
  Full Sun
Skill Required