Upton Pyne apple

The Upton Pyne apple is a large cooking variety (also used as an eating apple) noted for its pineapple flavour.[1][2] In season December to March.[3]

Malus pumila 'Upton Pyne'
SpeciesMalus pumila
Cultivar'Upton Pyne'
BreederGeorge Pyne
OriginTopsham Devon 1910

It was introduced in 1910 and raised by George Pyne the owner of Denver Nurseries in Topsham Devon UK.[4] The apple was named after the village of Upton Pyne in Devon UK where his family originated.

In 1933 specimens were exhibited at the Royal Horticultural Society.[4]


  1. "Apple - Upton Pyne - tasting notes, identification, review this apple tree". orangepippin.com. 2011. Retrieved 22 February 2011. Upton Pyne apple
  2. "Upton Pyne", National Fruit Collection, University of Reading and Brogdale Collections, retrieved 12 November 2015
  3. "Upton Pyne". gardenappleid.co.uk. 2014. Retrieved 12 January 2014.
  4. "Exeter Pomona". exeter-apples.org.uk. 2011. Archived from the original on 23 March 2012. Retrieved 22 February 2011.

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