Apple 'Saint Edmund's Pippin' Malus domestica 'Saint Edmund's Pippin' (D)
'Saint Edmund's Pippin' is a dessert cultivar in pollination group 2. Suitable for northerly, colder, higher rainfall areas. Produces good, regular crops of very attractive fruit, that can bruise easily; greenish-yellow, flushed orange-red and covered with fine grey-golden russet. Richly flavoured when fully ripe. Season of use from late September to October
About this plant
apple 'Saint Edmund's Pippin'
Malus domestica 'Saint Edmund's Russet'
Full Sun, Partial Shade
Regular pruning is required - see apple pruning; spur bearing
Loam, Sand, SoilClay
- Suitable locations
Wall-side Borders Cottage & Informal Garden Wildlife Gardens
Propagate by chip budding or grafting onto a clonal rootstock for fruit. The rootstock used will largely determine the vigour of the tree
Aphids, woolly aphid, rosy apple aphid, fruit tree red spider mite, mussel scale, codling moth and caterpillars are the main pests on edible apples
Prone to powdery mildews. Can be affected by apple canker, apple scab, blossom wilt and honey fungus