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APPLE 'Cox's Orange Pippin'
Commonly known as Culinary apple, Dessert apple
Popular dessert apple
Courier Only - Due to the size of this plant it will be despatched by Courier. The rest of your order will also be sent by courier at the same time.
Good to know - challenging, healthwise, but flavour is incomparable. Excellent wildlife plant - bees and other insects.
Pests & Diseases - scab, mildew, canker.
Place of Origin - UK. 1825. Richard Cox, Colnbrook, Bucks.
Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
Height and Spread - MM 106 semi-dwarfing rootstock. 3.5m-5.6m (12ft-18ft)
Fruit - Plants which produce an edible or ornamental fruit - dessert. Spur-bearer. Produces fruit on spurs along branch. Pick late September-early October for use from October to December.
Fertile moist well-drained soil
Rounded to broadly spreading
Flower Colour - White - white blossom, blushed pink.
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00
Vermin & Pest Control
Essential small tree protection from vermin and strimming. This pack includes 5 x 90cm canes and 5 x 90cm spiral guards. Includes instructions.
Slate Tie-on Plant Labels
Hand made in Cornwall, these delightful natural slate labels are perfect for pots. Comes with chalk pen. Pack of 5