Fiesta Apple

Apple

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

Attributes

  • Pollination group: Pollination group 3
  • Container
  • Picking month: October
  • Storing: January
  • Uses: Eating
  • J Suitable for juicing
  • Relatively trouble-free
  • Any UK district

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