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Fruit tree comparisons



Apple tree
Cox's Orange Pippin

Cox is widely considered to have the best flavor of any dessert apple variety.
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Growing


Apple tree
Cox's Orange Pippin
Gardening skillExperienced
Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
Pollination group3
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
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Using


Apple tree
Cox's Orange Pippin
Picking seasonMid
UsesEating fresh
Culinary
Juice
CroppingGood
Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
Flavor style (apples)Aromatic
Cooking resultKeeps shape
Juice styleSweeter
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Disease resistance


Apple tree
Cox's Orange Pippin
General resistancePoor
FireblightSome susceptibility
CankerVery susceptible
ScabVery susceptible
Cedar apple rustSome susceptibility
MildewSome susceptibility
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Climate


Apple tree
Cox's Orange Pippin
Cold hardiness (USDA)(5) -20F / -29C
Summer maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Chill requirementHigh-chill
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Identification


Apple tree
Cox's Orange Pippin
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1800 - 1849
Fruit colorOrange flush
Flesh colourWhite
Fruit sizeAverage
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