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Fruit tree comparison - Ribston Pippin
Apple trees

Ribston Pippin

A handsome English apple from the 18th century.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill?Average
CroppingGood
Fertility?Not self-fertile
Flowering group?3
Pollinating others?Poor
Ploidy?Triploid
Vigour?Average growth
Bearing regularity?Regular
Fruit bearing?Spur-bearer
Fruit persistence?Normal ripening

Using

Picking season?Late
Use / keeping?1-2 months
Flavour quality?Good
Flavour styleAromatic

Looking after

Overall disease resistance?Average

Identification

Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1700 - 1749
Fruit colourOrange flush
Leaf colourGreen