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Raised in the late 1700s by Mr Shepherd at Uckfield, Sussex and named Shepherd’s Pippin. Re-named Alfriston in 1819. Received the Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1920. Fruits are soft, coarse-textured, not very juicy and acid. Cooks well.

Type    Cullinary

Pick      October

Store     March

Pollination Group C


Trees grafted in  January will be ready for October the same year.

Additional information


Maiden M9 potted, Graft on MM106 rootstock, Graft on M26 rootstock, Graft on M9 rootstock

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