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Sturmer Pippin is a dessert apple cultivar.

Origin

Parentage believed to be Ribston Pippin and Nonpareil.

Sturmer Pippin is recorded as being presented to the Horticultural Society (later Royal Horticultural Society) by Ezekiel Dillistone in 1827.[1]. The apple takes its name from the village of Sturmer, Essex.

Description

Medium sized, bright green becoming greenish yellow flushed red. Picking mid to end November for season January to April. One of the best English keeping apples Sturmer Pippin became widely grown and exported from Tasmania and New Zealand from the 1890s.[2].

 

Written on May 3rd, 2012 , Fruits Tags:

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