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Galloway Pippin

  • Picking season: Late
  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 3

Galloway Pippin is a well-regarded dual-purpose apple from south-west Scotland, ripening mid/late season.

When picked Galloway Pippin is best treated as a cooking apple, and slices kee their shape when cooked. The apples keep fairly well, but lose their sharpness - and then become more suitable as brisk eaters.

Galloway Pippin is noted for its attractive blossom.

Malus domestica

Galloway Pippin apple trees for sale

  • 1-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    MM106 rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)


How to grow

Galloway Pippin is a well-regarded dual-purpose apple from south-west Scotland, ripening mid/late season.

When picked Galloway Pippin is best treated as a cooking apple, and slices kee their shape when cooked. The apples keep fairly well, but lose their sharpness - and then become more suitable as brisk eaters.

Galloway Pippin is noted for its attractive blossom.



History

Galloway Pippin is a hardy tree, particularly suitable for areas with mild damp climates (in which fungal infections often thrive).



Galloway Pippin characteristics

  • Using

    • Picking period (southern UK):late September
    • Picking season:Late
    • Cropping:Good
    • Keeping (of fruit):1-2 months
    • Food uses:Eating fresh, Culinary, Traditional cooker, Dual purpose (eat + cook)
  • Growing

    • Gardening skill:Suitable for beginners
    • Self-fertility:Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group:3
    • Pollinating others:Poor
    • Ploidy:Triploid
    • Vigour:Average vigour
    • Bearing regularity:Regular
  • Problems

    • Disease resistance:Good
  • Climate

    • Climate suitability:Temperate climates, Mild damp climates
    • Summer average maximum temperatures:Cool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F), Cold (< 20C / 67F)
  • Identification

    • Country of origin:United Kingdom
    • Period of origin:1800 - 1849
    • Fruit colour:Green - light
    • Awards:RHS 1st class