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Cockett's Red apple

A small but pretty red eating apple from Cambridgeshire, with a somewhat sharp flavour which mellows in storage.

USDA identification images for Cockett's Red

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.

    Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.

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    United Kingdom

    Spring blossom records for this variety

    2013 season

    • 7th October  2013  - tree owned by Josh in Maidstone, United Kingdom

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    Harvest records for this variety

    2013 season

    • 2nd week March  2013  - tree owned by Josh in Maidstone, United Kingdom


    • Species: Malus domestica - Apple
    • Originates from: Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
    • Introduced: 19th century
    • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1930-040


    • Country of origin: United Kingdom
    • Fruit colour: Red


    • Picking season: Late
    • Keeping (of fruit): 1-2 months
    • Flavour quality: Average
    • Flavour style (apples): Sharper
    • Cropping: Heavy
    • Food uses: Eating fresh


    • Flowering group: 4
    • Vigour: Slightly small
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile

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