St. Edmunds Pippin


Flavor: Sweet with pear undertones

Approximate Ripening: Mid August

Uses: Eating, hard cider, juicing

Trivia: Originated in Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England in 1875 from unknown parents.  Also known as Saint Edmunds Russet

Notes: One of the first heavy russet apples of the season.  Don’t shy away from the unusual brownish coloring.  Old St. Ed’s has a sweet juiciness with pear undertones.  The complexity of its flavor makes it not only great for eating but superior in cider.