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Fruit tree comparison - Christmas Pippin
Apple trees

Christmas Pippin®

Christmas Pippin is a new high-yielding Cox-style apple, discovered as a chance seedling tree.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill?Suitable for beginners
CroppingHeavy
Fertility?Not self-fertile
Flowering group?3
Pollinating others?Average
Ploidy?Diploid
Vigour?Average growth
Bearing regularity?Regular
Fruit bearing?Spur-bearer
Fruit persistence?Ripens over a period

Using

Picking season?Late
Use / keeping?1-2 months
Flavour quality?Very good
Flavour styleSweet/Sharp

Looking after

Overall disease resistance?Average

Identification

Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin2000
Fruit colourOrange flush
Leaf colourGreen