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Apple trees
Queen Cox

A modern self-fertile form of the renowned Cox's Orange Pippin, with arguably even better flavour.
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Apple trees
Queen Cox
Picking seasonMid
CroppingLight
Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
Flavour qualityExceptional
WildlifeRHS perfect for pollinators
Flavour style (apples)Aromatic
Food usesEating fresh
Culinary
Juice
Discoloration of fruitSlightly oxidising (browns slowly)
Vitamin C contentMedium
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Growing


Apple trees
Queen Cox
Gardening skillExperienced
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersPoor
PloidyDiploid
VigourWeak growing
PrecocityPrecocious
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Problems


Apple trees
Queen Cox
Disease resistancePoor
CankerSome susceptibility
ScabSome susceptibility
MildewSome susceptibility
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Climate


Apple trees
Queen Cox
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Frost resistance of blossomSusceptible
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Identification


Apple trees
Queen Cox
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1950 - 1999
Flower colourWhite
Leaf colourGreen
Fruit colourOrange / Red
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