Apple 'Cox's Orange Pippin' Malus domestica 'Cox's Orange Pippin' (D)
'Cox's Orange Pippin' is a desert cultivar in pollination group 3. It needs favourable soil and weather conditions to crop well. Fruit is medium-size with an orange/red flush and red stripes over greenish-yellow, with a rich flavour. Season of use is from October to January
About this plant
apple 'Cox's Orange Pippin'
Malus domestica 'Cox Orange'
Regular pruning is required - see apple pruning; this cultivar is spur bearing
Loam, Sand, SoilClay
- Suitable locations
Cottage & Informal Garden Architectural
Propagate by chip budding or grafting onto a clonal rootstock for fruit. The rootstock used will largely determine the size of the tree
Aphids, woolly aphid, rosy apple aphid, fruit tree red spider mite, mussel scale, codling moth and caterpillars are the main pests on edible apples
Prone to apple scab, apple canker and powdery mildews. Can be affected by honey fungus