Inside, they have faintly aromatic, firm, crisp flesh, with somewhat sharp, good flavour.
The fruit ripens mid-October in the East Anglia area, England. It is best harvested as late in the autumn as possible.
The tree grows to be very large.
For fresh-eating or for cooking. Particularly good for sauces as it cooks down to a purée.
King’s Acre Pippin Apples are possibly the result of a cross between Sturmer Pippin and Ribston Pippin apples.
In 1897, the apple received an Award of Merit in that year’s Royal Horticultural Society show.
In 1899, they were introduced commercially by King’s Acre Nurseries, Hereford, England.