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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-fertilityPartially self-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Using


Apple trees
Cox's Orange Pippin
Picking seasonMid
CroppingGood
Keeping1-2 months
Useful forEating fresh
Culinary
Juice
Cooking resultKeeps shape
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Problems


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


Apple trees
Cox's Orange Pippin
Climate typeTemperate climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
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Identification


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