Cox's Orange Pippin
Description: Cox's Orange Pippin is the original Cox with all the qualities expected from the finest flavoured apple in the world. The fruit is orange over greenish-yellow with deep cream flesh that has sweet, aromatic flavour and is firm, fine-textured and juicy. This is a great variety when eaten fresh, but also makes an excellent juice and cider blend. A popular variety to use in English chutneys and mincemeat.
History: Raised by Richard Cox at Colnbrook Lawn, Slough, Buckinghamshire, England in about 1825. Said to be seedling of Ribston Pippin. It was later introduced in about 1850 by Charles Turner.