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Yellow Newtown Pippin Apple

Available Spring 2017

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Also called newtown pippin apple, albermarle pippin apple

High quality dessert and processing apple. Selected by early colonists as an export to meet British apple quality standards. Thomas Jefferson planted this variety at Monticello in 1778. Excellent cider apple. Keeps for six months in proper storage. Antique variety, originates in Elmhurst (formerly Newtown), New York, circa 18th century. Cold-hardy. Ripens in late October. Best pollinators: Cortland, Stark® Jon-A-Red® Jonathan Apple, or Starkrimson® Red Delicious.


Bloom Color White
Fruit Color Yellow Green
Fruit Size Medium - Large
Pollination Pollinator Needed
Ripens/Harvest Late October-early November
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Tart, Mild
Texture Fine-grain, Medium-firm
Years to Bear 2 - 5
Zone Range 4 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 4 - 8
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The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

Recommended Pollinators

This variety requires another one for adequate pollination.

Cross-pollination by a different variety is key to its growing and bearing success. Our experts recommend planting one of the following within 50' for optimum pollination.

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.


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Why did you choose this?
Stark Bro's Store
Familiar with apple when I maintained a very old orchard 30 years ago
Ciderman on Feb 22, 2016
Familiar with apple when I maintained a very old orchard 30 years ago
Ciderman on Feb 22, 2016
Historic Significance
Charles S on Feb 21, 2016
Historic Significance
Charles S on Feb 21, 2016
how long and where to store apples?
oggie on Oct 14, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Hello - I haven't actually had enough apples to really determine the answer yet bu tas I trecall for hard cider purposes it's actually good to let the apples sit in storage a couple months to really release the sugar and improve taste. So I guess if you harvested in late September to mid-October you'd be looking at late November to mid December. I look forward to discovering when I have some volume...Hope this helps...


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Great tree
This is a beautiful tree. I believe it was only 1 year old when I purchased it and it has now been planted for 2 years in New York City. It has not fruited yet but is growing nicely with very little maintenance.
May 10, 2016
over 2 years ago
Newton Apple
I have a piece of property that seems only to grow up trees, and there's a lot of wild apple trees on it. Therefore I thought I would try domestic apple tree, and they have taken off and grow X potentially these new map trees are only babies but yet they are putting on but i.e. I'll have to pick the fruit of their two young to grow full-size apples. But next year I feel I'll be eating apples from the new trees. My recommendation for people by any fruit bearing tree is to buy for one grade lower if you think you're in a five make your selection for four.
May 7, 2016
over 2 years ago
YN Pippin sapling
Tree is a year old and growing very well, especially in comparison to other varieties bought and planted at the same time.
May 20, 2016
1 year ago
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