Scarlet Pippin Apple
- Regular price
- Sold out
- Sale price
- $45.00 Sale
History: Scarlet Pippin (aka Crimson Beauty, but not to be confused with Crimson Beauty of Bath) originated in Ontario, possibly sometime around 1860. Its exact origins are unclear but it may be a seedling of Snow.
Why We Grow It: We're always fans of offering Canadian heritage varieties and this McIntosh-like apple is a great addition to the collection! These round, red apples have firm white flesh that is juicy and sprightly. The tree itself grows well, starts bearing at a young age, and produces heavy crops.
Canadian Hardiness Zone: 4
Soil Preference: Sandy loam, loam, clay loam. Prefers average to moist conditions, avoid planting anywhere that floods for more than two weeks in the spring. Generally quite adaptable to different soil conditions.
Growth Habits: Vigorous with an upright growth habit, tends to start bearing at a young age and produces heavy crops
Sun/Shade: Full sun (approx. 8-10 hours of sun daily)
Pollination: Requires a pollinator of a different apple variety that blooms around the same time
Flowering Time: Middle
Ripens: October, can be harvested over a three week period
Storage: Keeps until December when stored in cool, humid conditions
Recommended Use: Fresh eating
Size including roots:
- 1m+ Whip: 100-200cm
- 1m+ Branched: 100cm+ with at least three branches 30cm+
- 50-80cm Whip: 50-80cm