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Apple trees
Ribston Pippin

A handsome English apple from the 18th century.
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Growing


Apple trees
Ribston Pippin
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersPoor
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Mild damp climates
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Using


Apple trees
Ribston Pippin
Picking seasonLate
Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
CroppingGood
Food usesEating fresh
Culinary
Flavour style (apples)Aromatic
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Problems


Apple trees
Ribston Pippin
Disease resistanceAverage
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Identification


Apple trees
Ribston Pippin
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1700 - 1749
Fruit colourOrange flush
AwardsRHS AGM (current)
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