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Summer 2022We are now accepting pre-orders for delivery from September onwards for pot-grown trees and December onwards for bare-rooted trees.
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Apple trees
Cox's Orange Pippin

Cox is widely acknowledged as having the best flavour of any apple variety.
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Growing


Apple trees
Cox's Orange Pippin
Gardening skillExperienced
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
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Using


Apple trees
Cox's Orange Pippin
Picking seasonMid
Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
CroppingGood
Food usesEating fresh
Culinary
Juice
Flavour style (apples)Aromatic
Cooking resultKeeps shape
Juice styleSweeter
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Problems


Apple trees
Cox's Orange Pippin
Disease resistancePoor
ScabVery susceptible
CankerVery susceptible
MildewSome susceptibility
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Identification


Apple trees
Cox's Orange Pippin
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1800 - 1849
Fruit colourOrange flush
Flesh colourWhite
Fruit sizeAverage
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