They have dark green skin, with dull red almost covering one side.
Inside, they have crisp, aromatic, juicy, slightly coarse flesh, getting more tender as it ripens. To some people it has a spicy taste.
The tree is a reliable bearer, and delivers an early October harvest.
For fresh-eating and cooking.
Stores a couple of months.
Herrings Pippin Apples are presumed to have been developed by a Mr. Herring in Lowdham, Nottinghamshire near Lincoln, England by 1908.
They were introduced in 1910 by Pearsons Nurseries.