Downton Pippin cordon


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Downton Pippin cordon
A good versatile dual purpose apple for mid-season use, origins Shropshire.


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Downton Pippin cordon Apple trees

Cordon Apple trees are a good choice for restricted areas and a fence or wall. They can be grown at a 45degree angle, or upright. The rootstock we use for our cordon is M9 which is the best stock for cordon trees. Plant 60-80cm’s apart.

Dual purpose variety from Shropshire [ciurca early 1800’s] with a very good robust flavour.

Downton Pippin cordon Apple tree – Season:

Harvest Downton Pippin mid September, and use by early November.

Downton Pippin Apple - appearance:

Small and conical bright greenish gold throughout.

Catshead apple treesflavour:

Robust and strong, slightly cidery. Certainly suitable for dessert use, especially when fully ripe, but also found fame in the Victorian era as a kitchen apple. Cookes, keeps a sprightly fruity character and does not lose it’s texture.


Dual purpose, as above.

Cropping & Growth

An excellent hardy little tree, easily managed of moderate vigour.

Downton Pippin - Pollination: ‘C’ Pollination group, so use varieties with the same or adjacent pollinating prefixes. Good suggested varieties include:

Charles Ross


Annie Elizabeth

Cornish Aromatic




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