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Cox's Orange Pippin Apple tree

Owner: Angela

Location:  Bedford, BEDFORDSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2006
Age of this tree:18 years
Pruning:Prune in autumn
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)

Owner's comments

Tree planted in 2006. First apples to maturity (7) Sep 2009.

Season records for this tree

  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 24 April
    Harvest: 1st week September  10kg / 22lbs
    Size: 3.5m / 11.7ft high   2.0m / 6.7ft wide
    Excellent crop, good flavour. Still storing in Fridge mid- Nov.
  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 11 May
    Harvest: 1st week September  5kg / 11lbs
  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 1 May
    Harvest: 1st week September
    Very disappointing - picked 8 apples, only one perfect, cooked the marked ones
  • 2011

    Spring blossom: 12 April
    Harvest: 1st week September
    Approx 50 perfect fruit - wrapped and stored. Wonderful !
  • 2010

    Spring blossom: 28 April
    Harvest: 1st week September
    16 apples on tree, picked as birds starting to peck. Delicious flavour!

Cox's Orange Pippin tree

Cox's Orange Pippin tree

Copyright: A. Underhill

Uploaded: 28 Apr 2011

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