Sussex apple varieties

Saltcote Pippin

Saltcote Pippin apple
History & Description

The Saltcote Pippin was first grown near Rye in 1928, overlooking the Rother estuary where salt was collected and dried.

It is a medium to large, handsome apple flushed red with some russeting and a rich, aromatic flavour. It produces a moderately vigorous, spreading tree which crops well. The fruit can be picked in early October and then stored until November to January.

Pollination day: F12

Available rootstock
  • MM106 – semi-dwarfing rootstock – Available December 2018 (£20)
  • M116 – semi-dwarfing rootstock – Available December 2018 (£20)
  • M25 – vigorous rootstock, 2-year-old tree in 12-litre container – Available July 2018 (£30)


Cost: £20 / £30

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