Red Pippin miniature M27

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Red Pippin miniature M27
This Kent raised variety has a similar taste to Cox's Orange but stores even better. The fruits of Red Pippin can be kept until March or even later with ease and the lovely flavour and texture does not deteriorate.

Healthy growing tree.
£19.95

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This Red Pippin ['Fiesta'] tree is grown on miniature M27 stock. M27 is a rootstock that produces the smallest tree of all; maturing to around 180cm’s in height and width, this tree is ideal for a container or small garden, courtyard or allotment. It should be staked if in a windy or open position. Crops can exceed 20ibs per tree when established and this rootstock is quite precocious, often yielding the year following planting.

Red Pippin - Syn ‘Fiesta’ Red Pippin is a relatively new English apple, developed in Kent in the 1970s but with a very traditional English style and flavour. Cox's Orange Pippin is one of its parents, and it has inherited the classic Cox aromatic sweet/sharp flavour, although not quite quite as complex as that esteemed variety. A much better groiwer and a much better garden apple than Cox’s.

Red Pippin Apple tree – Season:

Stores very well; harvest in October and can be kept until the Spring.

Red Pippin - appearance:

Medium sized olive green overlaid coppery red, flushed and striped.

Red Pippin  apple treesflavour:

Well balanced, sweet-sharp taste, akin to Cox’s,not quite as dynamic but very good.

Uses:

A dessert apple and also highly valued for juicing.

Cropping & Growth

Medium growth, hardy and disease free. Heavy cropper.

Red Pippin- Pollination: Red Pippin is in pollination group ‘B’ so will pollinate well with varieties in the same or adjacent groups. Here are some suggested varieties:



Falstaff

Elstar

Discovery

Jester

Bountiful

Arthur Turner

Merton Knave

Fortune

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