Wyken Pippin
England 1720



$38.95

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Wyken Pippin apples originated near Coventry, England in the early 1700s from a seedling from a European apple, raised by Lord Craven of Coombe abbey who discovered it on his travels through Belgium and Holland and planted it in the garden of Wyken Manor house. The Wyken Pippin apple was one of the most popular varieties for home gardens in the 1800s. Wyken Pippin have smaller, slightly flattened apples. They have a soft orange-yellow skin sometimes reddish blush on sunny side. Fruit is often mottled, marbled and dotted with light russety dots. Inside, they have firm, crisp, sweet flesh with good concentrated sharp flavor. Best for fresh eating.

 


CCOF Certified Organic:  Our apple trees (exception noted) and few other select fruit trees and berries grown by Trees of Antiquity are USDA Organic, certified by California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF). Our growing methods restore, maintain and enhance ecological harmony by avoiding the use of synthetic fertilizers, pesticides and genetic modification (GMO).


Growing Considerations for Wyken Pippin
England 1720

USDA Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Heirloom: Yes

Bloom Period: Midseason

Harvest Period: Late, Midseason

Storage: 3-4 weeks

Uses: Cider, Desserts / Pies, Fresh Eating

Origin Date: 1700`s

Pollination Requirement: Requires different variety with same bloom period

Years to Bear: 2-4 years

Mature Size: 12-16 ft.

Shape when Shipped: Feathered (prominent branching)

Rootstock: MM 111 (Semi-dwarf)

Pruning: Summer prune to maintain 8 ft.

Water Requierments: 12-15 gallons per week May through Sept.

Recommended Spacing: 12-16 ft.


Size supplied when shipped: 1/2 to 3/4 inch caliper*;  Trees range from 4-8 ft. in our field and trimmed to 4 to 5 ft. when shipped. Our young two year trees are most often feathered (side limbs).

 

*As noted by University of California Scientists and other qualified professionals the most successful trees often have caliper from 1/2" to 5/8" and usually establish faster than smaller and larger planting stock.


Shipping Note:  Our fruit trees and berries are delivered to you bareroot during their winter dormancy from January through May depending on USDA zone. Trees are shipped with your invoice and helpful planting directions. There is no minimum quantity required but shipping rate for an individual tree is expensive since UPS/Fed Ex charge a dimensional weight and an additional handling fee to ship a tree. You'll find it's cost effective to consider a handful of trees,vines or our helpful Tree Starter Kits.


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This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 07 September, 2014.