A Suffolk raised variety from the 1800’s, believed from ‘Ribston Pippin’. Does best in a warm, sunny aspect.
Sturmer Pippin apple tree – Season:
A variety which should be left as late as possible before harvest to give the maximum maturity time. Will then store for several months, until the Spring if desired.
Sturmer Pippin – appearance:
Cox-like, a medium sized circular apple of pale green/yellow with fine raspberry red stippling.
Sturmer Pippin apple trees – flavour:
At it’s best exquisite; firm and juicy interior with a rich Cox-like flavour.
A dessert apple.
Cropping & Growth
A tree of medium vigour.
Sturmer Pippin Apple Trees - Pollination: ‘B’ pollination group; partner with varieties in the same or adjacent pollination groups. Here are some suggested varieties:
Tree sizes for Sturmer 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.