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King's Acre Pippin

King's Acre Pippin

King's Acre Pippin apple trees for sale

  • 11-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    MM111 rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
  • 21-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    M25 rootstock
    Full size size (4.5m-6m after 10 years)
Next deliveries

Deliveries resume December 2020


History

Developed at King's Acre Nurseries of Hereford and introduced in 1899. King's Acre Pippin is believed to be a cross between Sturmer Pippin and Ribston Pippin.

King's Acre Pippin characteristics

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • Bearing regularityRegular
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
  • Picking seasonVery late
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping3 months or more
  • Useful forEating fresh
  • Disease resistanceAverage
  • ScabSome susceptibility
  • Climate typeTemperate climatesWarm climates
  • Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1850 - 1899
  • Flower colourWhite
  • Fruit colourOrange flush