Allington Pippin


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Allington Pippin
An old treasured heirloom variety with a sensational flavour. Season Nov-Dec...

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A really lovely variety that was once very popular before declining in the early 20th Century. It now seems to be enjoying a mini revival as interest in older, flavourful apples takes hold.

Allington Pippin – Season:

Allington Pippin should be harvested early to mid October and will store until December.

Allington Pippin – appearance:

This is a somewhat conical apple of medium size, at first dull mahogany red over green, the colours brightening later.

Allington Pippin – flavour:

Sensational flavour! Sharp and intense at first but mellows a little, displaying noted of pineapple and fruit drops.


Most famous as a dessert apple but cooks well too so definitely dual purpose.

Cropping & Growth

Moderately vigorous and slightly spreading. Crops best in favourable areas.

Suitable for all growing methods; bush, cordon, column, fan or espalier training, stepover, miniature tree.

Allington Pippin - Pollination: Pollination group is ‘C’ so choose any varieties in that group to partner. Here are some suggested varieties to go with 'Allington Pippin':

Charles Ross



American Mother


Tree sizes for Allington Pippin:

M27 is a miniature stock, ideal for very small gardens, pots on the patio etc. Grows to around 180cm’s. Good hearty soil is preferred.

M9 is classed as dwarfing and a good intermiate stock. Matures to 200cm’s plus with a similar spread. M9 is heavy cropping and promotes larger fruits, but needs permanent staking and good soil.

M26 stock Is classed as semi-dwarfing. Does well on poorer soil. Reaches 300cm’s+ with the same spread.

MM106 is vigorous and the best choice for where a larger ‘orchard sized’ tree is required. Grows 4m+ with the same spread and suitable for most soils.

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