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Malus domestica Heirloom 'Cox's Orange Pippin'


Malus domestica ‘Cox's Orange Pippin’ is said to be one of the finest tasting of all apples with citrusy tropical flavours. England 1800s.

Malus domestica ‘Cox's Orange Pippin' is a small to medium sized heirloom connoisseur's variety with golden yellow skin with orange-red striping. The flesh is white, firm, fine-grained and crisp with a complex, multi-dimensional aromatic, sweet-tart flavour of pear, melon, freshly-squeezed orange juice and mango! Great for fresh eating and said to be amazing for apple pies. A mid-season, late picking variety. Discovered in England in the early 1800s and remains one of the most famous varieties today. Rootstock: B.9 (Dwarf). Photo credit Wikipedia.

Common Name: Apple

Family: Rosaceae (The Rose Family)

Zone Hardiness: 4-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 6-10'

Width: 5-8'

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour: Pink

Class: Deciduous

Type: Tree

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No


Benefits: Bees

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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