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Fruit tree comparison - Cox's Orange Pippin
Apple trees

Cox's Orange Pippin

Cox is widely acknowledged as having the best flavour of any apple variety.  Remove this variety from the comparison


Gardening skill? Some needed
Cropping Light
Fertility? Self-fertile
Some of our Cox selections are not self-fertile - please check with us if you need more details.
Flowering group? 3
Pollinating others? Average
Ploidy? Diploid
Vigour? Weak growing
Precocity? Precocious
Bearing regularity? Regular
Fruit bearing? Spur-bearer
Fruit persistence? Normal ripening


Picking season? Mid
Later mid-season
Use / keeping? 1-2 months
Flavour quality? Exceptional
Flavour style Aromatic

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Overall disease resistance? Poor


Country of origin United Kingdom
Period of origin 1800 - 1849
Fruit colour Orange flush
Blossom colour White
Leaf colour Green