Allington Pippin was raised from King of the Pippins x Cox's Orange Pippin before 1884 by the nurseryman Thomas Laxton of Lincolnshire, UK. The name Allington Pippin was given to this variety in 1894 by the nurseryman George Bunyard after the village of Allington. Cream colored flesh mellowing to intense fruit drop (candy) or pineapple taste. Sharp (acid) and good for cooking as it holds its shape. Fruit medium-size, conic with some reddish flush or stripes over green or yellow.
USDA Zone: 6,7,8,9
Pollination: Select another midseason bloom apple variety
Fruit Storage: Fair
Mature Size: Medium
Uses: Fresh eating/ dessert, cooking (puree, applesauce, apple butter)
Size when shipped: 5/8 inch caliper (width around trunk)
Height prior to shipment: 5 ft.
Shape when shipped: Feathered (prominent side branching)
Certified Organic Trees are shipped bareroot during their winter dormancy from January through mid-April depending on USDA zone.