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Apple (Malus) Tydeman's Late Orange
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Tydeman's Late Orange


Parentage: Laxton’s Superb x Cox’s Orange Pippin

Description: Tydeman's Late Orange is a late keeping dessert apple. It's appearance is a lot like Laxton's Superb, purplish-red colour with darker broken stripes and some grey russet. Flesh is cream, almost yellow. Very firm, crisp, sweet and fairly juicy! As rich and aromatic as Cox when it's eaten before Christmas. Grown commercially on small scale in the UK, also a great garden variety.

History: Raised by H.M. Tydeman at East Malling Research Station, Maidstone, England in 1930. Introduced in 1949. Received an Award of Garden Merit in 1965.

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

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 3 Flowering group 3
Picking month Mid October Picking month Mid October
Stores until April Stores until April