Newtown Pippin apple identification

Newtown Pippin apple identification
Also known as Albermarle Pippin. Made famous by none other than Thomas Jefferson, who grew them in his orchard at Monticello. One of the first US apple exports to the UK. Parentage: Unknown. Introduced / discovered in mid 18th century.


Identification

  • Flesh colour - White to Cream, pale yellow
  • Flesh colour - White to Greenish to Greenish Yellow
  • Fruit size - Small
  • Fruit size - Medium
  • Fruit size - Large
  • Fruit size - Very large
  • Fruit size - Variable
  • Fruit shape - Flat
  • Fruit shape - Flat-round
  • Fruit shape - Short-round-conical
  • Fruit shape - Round
  • Fruit shape - Round-conical
  • Fruit shape - Conical
  • Fruit shape - Long-conical
  • Fruit shape - Oblong-conical
  • Fruit shape - Oblong
  • Shape features - Elliptical, Compressed, Irregular
  • Shape features - Anglular (flat-sided)
  • Shape features - Ribbed
  • Shape features - Slightly, broadly, obscurely ribbed
  • Shape features - Ribbed cavity to basin
  • Shape features (vertical view) - Oblique - slanted
  • Shape features (vertical view) - Ribs more pronounced at apex, toward basin
  • Shape features (vertical view) - Symmetrical
  • Shape uniformity - Uniform in size, Variable in shape
  • Shape uniformity - Uniform, in size and shape
  • Bultitude apple group - 2. Green, smooth, sweet
  • Seeds - size - Medium
  • Seeds - size - Large
  • Core - Abaxile / Irregular
  • Core - Axile / Symmetrical
  • Core - Closed
  • Core - Open
  • Seeds - point - Acuminate
  • Seeds - point - Acute
  • Seeds - characteristics - Dark
  • Seeds - characteristics - Flat
  • Seeds - characteristics - Tufted
  • Core - carpels - Tufted
  • Core - lines - Moderate
  • Core - lines - Narrow
  • Core - lines meeting - Base of calyx tube
  • Core - lines meeting - Sides of calyx tube
  • Calyx / Sepals- Opening - Small
  • Calyx / Sepals- Opening - Medium
  • Calyx / Sepals- Opening - Large
  • Calyx / Sepals - Size - Short
  • Calyx / Sepals - Width - Narrow
  • Calyx / Sepals - Width - Medium
  • Calyx Tube - Shape - Conic
  • Calyx Tube - Shape - Funnel
  • Calyx Tube -  Length - Long
  • Calyx Tube -  Length - Medium
  • Calyx Tube -  Size - Large
  • Calyx Tube -  Size - Medium
  • Calyx Tube -  Stamen - Median
  • Calyx Tube -  Stamen - Basal
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Pubescent
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Brown
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Open
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Closed
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Partially Open
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Convergent
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Erect
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Flat
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Reflexed
  • Russet - Present
  • Russet % coverage - Medium
  • Russet % coverage - Low
  • Russet details - Capillary lines, Netting, Veins, Webbing
  • Russet details - Russet cap covers shoulders of stem cavity
  • Russet details - Radiating, stellate, rays, stripes
  • Russet details - Dots, Patches, Spots
  • Russet details - In stem cavity
  • All green or yellow - Only green or yellow present
  • All green or yellow - Other colors present
  • Skin color (when ripe) - White to Greenish to Green
  • Skin color (when ripe) - Yellow (+/or) Green with some Red (+/or) Pink
  • Skin color (when ripe) - Yellow (+/or) Green with NO Red (+/or) Pink
  • Skin color (when ripe) - Brown to Gray Green
  • Skin color (when ripe) - Variable
  • Skin blush - Present
  • Skin blush - Not present
  • Skin blush (color) - Bronze to Brownish Purple
  • Skin blush (color) - Pink to Pinkish Red Copper
  • Scarf skin - Present
  • Scarf skin - Not present
  • Suture lines - Not present
  • Bloom - Not present
  • Skin waxy or greasy - No waxiness or greasiness present
  • Skin feel - Dry
  • Skin feel - Not smooth, Rough
  • Skin feel - Smooth
  • Stripes - No stripes
  • Stem (length) - Does not extend above cavity
  • Stem (length) - Variable
  • Stem (length) - Short
  • Stem (length) - Medium
  • Stem (thickness) - Variable
  • Stem (thickness) - Slender
  • Stem (thickness) - Medium
  • Stem (thickness) - Thick
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Concentric lines of russet
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Gray to Brown Russet
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Heavy russet
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Leather-cracked, thick russet looking cracked
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Little, light russet
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Ochre or Green Russet
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Russet cap covers shoulders of cavity
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Russet rays extening out from stem cavity
  • Stem (position) - Inclined, Oblique, laying to the side
  • Stem (position) - Slightly Oblique
  • Stem (position) - Upright
  • Stem (details) - Bract node on stem
  • Stem (details) - Curved
  • Stem (details) - Variable
  • Stem (details) - Knobby, Clubbed
  • Stem (color) - Brown
  • Stem (color) - Green
  • Stem Cavity (protruberances) - Flat, Smooth
  • Stem Cavity (protruberances) - Compressed
  • Stem Cavity (protruberances) - Furrows, Corrugated
  • Stem Cavity (side view depth) - Medium
  • Stem Cavity (side view depth) - Deep
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Brown
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Green
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Russet
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Scarf Stripes extend from stem
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Scarf, Pale Coating
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Silvery Gray
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Yellow
  • Stem Cavity (slope to stem) - Steep, Acuminate slope
  • Stem Cavity (slope to stem) - Acute, Medium Slope
  • Stem Cavity (top view orientation) - Oblique - slanted to one side
  • Stem Cavity (top view orientation) - Symmetrical
  • Stem Cavity (top view width) - Wide, Broad
  • Basin skin - Yellow
  • Basin skin - Shiny, Smooth
  • Basin skin - Russet
  • Basin skin - Bloom, Scarf, Waxy, Dusty
  • Basin skin - Green
  • Basin skin - Brown
  • Basin skin - Silvery gray
  • Basin width - Moderate
  • Basin width - Broad
  • Basin russet - Gray to Brown Russet
  • Basin russet - Little, light russet
  • Basin russet - Smooth, fine Russet
  • Basin russet - Usually Russet free
  • Basin (top view) - Uneven, Oblique, Slanted
  • Basin (top view) - Symmetrical, Round
  • Basin (side view slope to eye) - Tight, Acuminate
  • Basin (side view slope to eye) - Tight to medium slope
  • Basin (side view slope to eye) - Acute, Regular, Medium slope
  • Basin (side view depth) - Medium depth
  • Basin (side view depth) - Deep
  • Basin (protruberances) - Ridged, Ribbed
  • Basin (protruberances) - Undulate, Furrowed, Wavy, Puckered
  • Basal lobes - Present, Crowned, or 5-lobed
  • Basal lobes - Slightly present
  • Dots (description) - Brown
  • Dots (description) - Light colored, pale, greyed
  • Dots (description) - Pink
  • Dots (description) - Red
  • Dots (description) - Same color as background
  • Dots (description) - Gray
  • Dots (description) - Raised
  • Dots (description) - Russet
  • Dots (description) - Submerged / Depressed
  • Dots (description) - White
  • Dots (numbers) - Numerous
  • Dots (size) - Medium
  • Dots (size) - Small
  • Dots (skin lenticels) - Conspicuous, prominent, distinct
  • Dots (spread) - Enter the stem cavity
  • Dots (spread) - Random, Irregular spread
  • Dots (spread) - From Basin lessening toward Cavity
  • Flesh (staining) - Green
  • Flesh (staining) - Not present
  • Flesh (texture) - Tender, Soft, Melting
  • Flesh (texture) - Crisp, Breaking into chuncks
  • Flesh (texture) - Firm, Hard
  • Flesh (grain) - Fine
  • Flesh (grain) - Medium
  • Flesh (juiciness) - Juicy or Very Juicy

Using

  • Uses - Eat fresh
  • Uses - Cooking
  • Uses - Juice
  • Uses - Hard cider
  • Uses - Drying
  • Flavour quality - Exceptional
  • Flavour quality - Very good
  • Flavour style - Aromatic
  • Flavour style - Sweet/Sharp
  • Flavour style - Sharper
  • Flavour style - Honeyed / Scented
  • Flavour style - Pineapple
  • Flavour style - Sharp / refreshing
  • Harvest period - Late season
  • Harvest period - Very-Late season
  • Only sweet flavor - Tart, sub-acid, or bitter flavor detected

Growing

  • Flowering period - Mid season
  • Flowering group - 3
  • Fruit bearing - Spur-bearer
  • Fruit bearing - Partial tip-bearer
  • Fruit bearing - Tip-bearer
  • First planted - Before 1950

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