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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.

Cockett's Red identification photos

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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
  • Originates from: Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
  • Introduced: 19th century
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 2562
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1930-040


  • Fruit colour: Red


  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Flavour quality: Average
  • Flavour style: Sharper
  • Harvest period: Late season
  • Use / keeping: 1-2 months


  • Cropping: Heavy
  • Flowering period: Mid-Late season
  • Flowering group: 4
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Vigour: Slightly small

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