Ribston Pippin

Accession

Kennebunk, ME [York County]

Synonyms

Ribston, Ribbston Pippin, Ribstone Pippin, Ruscom Russet (?), Beautiful Pippin, Englische Granat-Reinette, Essex Pippin, Formosa, Formosa Pippin, Glory of York, Granat-Reinette, Nonpareille, Pepin Ribston, Reinette Grenade Auglaise, Reinette de Traver, Rockhill's Russet, Travers, Traavers Apple, Travers Peppin, Travers Reinette

Origin

Yorkshire, England; about 1707

Season

Fall- Winter

Uses

Fresh eating/dessert

Distinctive Features

deep yellow-green skin with orange blush, red streaks and russet at base and apex, numerous dots, short stem and large cavity

Resembles

Hubbardston Nonesuch, Starkey, Sloan

Status of Name

Verified Visually by Experts

DNA Information

Assumed to be correct; not tested
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