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 Ribston Pippin is M9 which is the best stock for cordon trees. Plant 60-80cm’s apart.
Ribston Pippin - 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: