Apple 'Queen Cox' Malus domestica 'Queen Cox' (D)
'Queen Cox' is a late-season dessert apple, a richer-coloured selection from 'Cox's Orange Pippin', with all its complex, aromatic flavour, and its need for favourable conditions to crop well. It is self-fertile, but will crop better with a partner in pollination group 3. Season of use is from mid-autumn to mid-winter
About this plant
apple 'Queen Cox'
Malus domestica 'Queen Cox'
Prune according to chosen training method. See apple pruning
SoilClay, Loam, Sand
- Suitable locations
Wall-side Borders Patio & Container Plants City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden
Propagate by grafting in midwinter or budding in late summer. Fruit grown from pips will not resemble the parent
May be affected by aphids, including woolly aphid and rosy apple aphid, fruit tree red spider mite, codling moth and other caterpillars
Prone to common apple diseases: apple canker, apple scab, and powdery mildews. Apples are also susceptible to brown rot, honey fungus and blossom wilt