Also known as St Emunds Russet.
St Edmunds Pippin apple tree – Season:
Relatively early for a russet, can be enjoyed from late September, sometimes earlier. Stores for about 4-6 weeks.
St Edmunds Pippin – appearance:
Circular golden-brown russetted skin throughout.
Scrumptious apple trees – flavour:
Very good flavour; firm cream flesh with a characteristic slightly aromatic true russet flavour.
A dessert apple.
Cropping & Growth
A small and compact tree.
St Edmunds Pippin Apple Trees - Pollination: ‘A’ pollination group. Here are some suggested varieties to go with St Edmunds Pippin:
Beauty of Bath
Tree sizes for St Edmunds Pippin apple trees
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.