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Apple (Malus) Cox's Orange Pippin
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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.

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Uses for this variety

Good Eater Eating
Suitable for juicing Juice

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 3 Flowering group 3
Picking month Early October Picking month Early October
Stores until January Stores until January