Our Catalogue

Back to List >
Apple (Malus) Fiesta
Click to enlarge



Parentage: Cox’s Orange Pippin x Idared

Description: Fiesta is a tradtional English apple, an excellent garden tree with Cox-like characteristics. It's flavour is rich, aromatic and sweet with a crisp texture but rather tough skin. Flush is orange/red with short red stripes, slightly ribbed. A variety which is ideal for northern areas and is a very heavy cropper. Although classed as an eating apple, it can also be used for cooking and juicing keeping its delicious flavour and shape when cooked. Fiesta is a very popular variety which is grown commercially in Kent, Holland, Italy and New Zealand, but also a popular garden variety!

History: Developed in the 1970s at the East Malling Research Station in Kent, England. Received an Award of Garden Merit from Royal Horticultural Society.

Pollination Partners: Apple Annie Elizabeth Apple Braeburn Apple Christmas Pippin Apple Eden Apple Golden Delicious Apple Herefordshire Russet Apple Howgate Wonder Apple Lord Derby

General attributes

Comparatively trouble free Comparatively trouble free
Suitable for planting in any UK district Suitable for planting in any UK district
Award-winning Award-winning

Uses for this variety

Good Eater Eating
Suitable for juicing Juice

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 3 Flowering group 3
Very good pollinator Very good pollinator
Suitable for patio Suitable for patio
Picking month Early October Picking month Early October
Stores until January Stores until January