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Apple (Malus) Ellison's Orange
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Ellison's Orange


Parentage: Cox’s Orange Pippin x Caville Blanc (probably D’Été)

Description: Ellison's Orange is a traditional English mid-season dessert apple, somewhat like Cox's Orange Pippin. Flushed orange red with broad, broken red stripes. Creamy white flesh with an aniseed flavour which develops after picking, retaining its melting juicy flesh. A healthy tree being resistant to scab and mildew.

History: Raised by Rev. C.C. Ellison at Bracebridge, Lincolnshire, England and Mr Wipf, gardener at Hartsholme Hall in 1904. Officially intoduced in 1911 by Pennell, nurseryman. Award of Merit was received in 1911 from Royal Horticultural Society and First Class Certificate in 1917.

General attributes

Comparatively trouble free Comparatively trouble free
Award-winning Award-winning

Uses for this variety

Good Eater Eating
Suitable for juicing Juice

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 4 Flowering group 4
Self-fertile Self-fertile
Disease resistance Disease resistance
Picking month Late September Picking month Late September
Stores until October Stores until October