Jupiter

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  • Available: November to January
  • Raised: 1966, East Malling Research Centre, Kent
  • Flavour: aromatic
  • Storage: till January and beyond
  • Size: large
  • Cross: Cox's Orange Pippin x Starking

Other comments:
The fruits are sweet and juicy with an aromtic flavour. Initially planted commercially, the variety has now been superseded by Fiesta/Red Pippin which is similar in character but easier to grow. Nevertheless Jupiter has a distinctive flavour and is well worth trying.