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Fruit ripening time: March - April


Often regarded as one of the finest apples, for its richness and complexity in flavour, and a beautifully crisp, juicy flesh.


When first picked the flavour can be sweet and tart, but when left to mature the flavour and sweetness will develop. Described as somewhat spicy, with hints of pear and citrus and highly aromatic.


The flavour is better when grown in cold climates and Cox’s Orange Pippin is not well suited to hot or dry areas as the flavour will be underdeveloped.


The fruit are medium sized with a striking orange-red stripe over a yellow background. The flesh is creamy-white, fine grained, crisp, and very juicy.


Uses: Excellent fresh eating. Good for baking and juice. The complex flavours are a good addition to cider blends.



Tree Size:

Dwarf: Can be kept to 1.5 m and grown in containers. Must be staked.


Semi-dwarf: 3 - 5 m tall, depending on shape


Pollinators: Akané, Belle Cacheuse, Braeburn, Cleopatra, Cornish Aromatic, Cripps Pink, Democrat, Fuji, Gala, Geeveston Fanny, Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Jonathan, Kingston Black, Lady in the Snow, Prince Alfred, Red Delicious, Sturmer, Worcester Pearmain, Yarlington Mill, and white flowering Crabapples.


Flowering Group 3

Cox's Orange Pippin


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