Merton Pippin apple

/MUR-tuhn PI-pin/

A variety of greenish-yellow eating apple with red streaks raised by Mr MB Crane for JI Merton in 1914 in London as a cross between Cox's Orange Pippin and Sturmer Pippin. It was introduced commercially in the United Kingdom in 1948 and in the United States in 1953. This late-season variety is harvested from mid-October in South-East England and is at is best from November to March.