Greenup’s Pippin

Variety Details

Apple Type: Cooking & Eating

Year the Variety was First Registered: 1700

Description or History of the Variety

Found in the garden of a shoemaker in Kaeswick, Cumbria. Grown extensively in the border counties during the 19th century where it could tolerate harder conditions.

Gloucester Cross

Variety Details

Apple Type: Eating

Year the Variety was First Registered: 1913

Description or History of the Variety

raised in Bristol - an intense sweet apple, very similar to a Cox's Orange Pippin

Golden Royal

Variety Details

Apple Type: Eating

Year the Variety was First Registered: 1950

Description or History of the Variety

grown in Ireland County Monaghan. A sharp, fruity and juicy apple

Grey Pippin

Variety Details

Apple Type: Eating

Year the Variety was First Registered: 1980

Description or History of the Variety

Found in Essex in 1980 but probably related to an earlier variety from 1883 first grown in salt marsh Essex. A golden apple with raised russet dots

Great Balsam

Variety Details

Apple Type: Cooking & Eating

Year the Variety was First Registered: 1946

Description or History of the Variety

raised in North Yorkshire with a curious balsamic flavour

Gloucester Royal

Variety Details

Apple Type: Eating

Year the Variety was First Registered: 1930

Description or History of the Variety

raised in Dursley, Gloucestershire - a very sweet apple with a tough skin

Earl Cowper

Variety Details

Apple Type: Cooking

Year the Variety was First Registered: 1949

Description or History of the Variety

Probably first raised in 1859 when the 6th Earl Cowper married Lady Earl De-Grey of Wrest Park Bedfordshire. A popular apple in the 19th century.

Early Strawberry Pippin

Variety Details

Apple Type: Eating

Year the Variety was First Registered: 1982

Description or History of the Variety

pretty apple with red flush stripes

Eynsham Dumpling

Variety Details

Apple Type: Cooking

Year the Variety was First Registered: 1960

Description or History of the Variety

raised in Eynsham, Oxfordshire. A large cooking variety

Edith Hopwood

Variety Details

Apple Type: Eating

Year the Variety was First Registered: 1925

Description or History of the Variety

Raised by F W Thorington in Hornchurch, Essex.