Ribston Pippin apple tree


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Ribston Pippin apple tree
Like a large juicy Cox but the tree is more vigorous. A well regarded variety; keeps until January.

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This is a Yorskhire variety, raised in 1707. A good Cox replacement, easier to grow.

Ribston Pippin apple tree – Season:

Enjoy between November and January.

Ribston Pippin – appearance:

Superb red over gold when fully ripe, a little dull at first. A medium sized apple.

Ribston Pippin apple trees – flavour:

Has the superb rich aroma of a true Cox’s, but larger and juicy.


A dessert apple.

Cropping & Growth

Vigorous and upright grower.

Ribston Pippin - Pollination: Ribston Pippin is a triploid variety so needs to be planted with two others to achieve full cropping potential. It has no useful reciprocal pollen.Here are some suggested varieties to pollinate Ribston Pippin:

Red Falstaff

Red Pippin



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Tree sizes for Ribston Pippin apple trees for sale:

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 intermediate 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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