A small, firm English apple bearing an orange-red fruit that builds sugar yet still maintains a crisp tartness. Great to combine with other cider apples for the perfect blend.
Thought to be a parent of Cox Orange Pippin, Ribston Pippin has a more robust flavor. Ribston Pippin has fine yellow flesh and its fruit is often misshapen.
A bitter-sharp apple with lots of tannin and acid. Yellow flesh and yellow skin with dark mahogany stripes and some russetting. Bears small, round fruit. Employ proper thinning to avoid biennial bearing.
A bittersweet cider apple with yellowish green flesh speckled with red. Does not require blending with other varieties. Some scab resistance and a very vigorous grower.
A mild, bittersweet apple that is conical in shape and bears red skin. It is a heavy bearer, but watch for biennial bearing.