Newtown Pippen Apple

Newtown PippenBloom:  Late Season
USDA Zone:  4
Fruit Storage: 6 months
Backyard Spacing: 12-15 ft.
Ripen: Late
Uses:  Cider, dessert, fresh eating

Thomas Jefferson planted this variety at Monticello in 1778. Selected by early colonists as an export to meet British apple quality standards. Antique variety, originates in Elmhurst (formerly Newtown), New York, circa 18th century.

 

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