This tree Ribston Pippin apple 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.
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: