Cox’s Orange Pippin Miniature M27 Apple Trees for sale
This Cox’s Orange tree is grown on miniature M27 stock. M27 is a rootstock that produces the smallest tree of all; maturing to around 180cm’s in height and width, this tree is ideal for a container or small garden, courtyard or allotment. It should be staked if in a windy or open position. Crops can exceed 20ibs per tree when established and this rootstock is quite precocious, often yielding the year following planting
Cox’s - Englands most famous – and eatable – apple has it’s origins in the early 1800’s in Buckinghamshire. Often considered the most finely flavoured apple of all, to sample Cox’s at it’s best you should pick your own fruits when properly ripe. Most commercial samples sold in shops are brought into refrigeration far too early and do not taste as a Cox should.
Cox’s Orange Pippin miniature M27 trees– Season:
Commercial samples are often yanked from the tree too early which robs them of some of their flavour nuances. For optimum flavour pick around early October and enjoy in storage until January.
Cox’s Orange Pippin – appearance:
Medium green base, becoming yellower, variably covered by orange red flush and stripes. Just alittle russeting may be present.
Cox’s Orange Pippin – flavour
Excitingly dynamic, rich, aromatic and fruity. Cream-yellow flesh. Texture is quite crisp, mellowing the longer it is stored.
A dessert apple that should not be hurried but savoured.
Cropping & Growth
Moderate vigour. Hardy enough but somewhat disease prone.
Cox’s Orange Pippin - Pollination: Pollination group ‘B’ so pollinate with varieties in the same or adjacent groups. Do not rely on cox sports for pollination. Good varieties to conisder include: