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Cox's Orange Pippin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in about 1825 by Richard Cox at Colnbrook Lawn, Slough, Buckinghamshire and introduced by Charles Turner in about 1850. It received a First Class Certificate from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1962. Fruits are juicy and sweet with a rich, aromatic, nutty flavour.

Synonyms:
Apelsinnyi renet, Aranciata di Cox, Cos Orange, Cox, Cox Narancs Renet, Cox Orange, Cox Orange Pippin, Cox Orangen Pippin, Cox Orangen Reinette, Cox Orangen Renette, Cox' Orangen, Cox' Orangen-renette, Cox's Orange, Cox's Orange Pepping, Cox's Orange Reinette, Cox's Orange-Peppin, Cox's Orange-Pippeling, Cox's Orangen Pippin, Cox's Orangen Reinette, Cox's Orangen-Reinette, Cox's Pomeranzen Pepping, Cox's Pomeranzen-pepping, Coxova Reneta, Kemp's Orange, Kempe's Orange, Koksa Pomaranczowa, Koksova oranjeva reneta, Orange de Cox, Oranjevii renet, Peppeling Cox Orange, Pomaranczowe Coxa, Reinette Cox's Orangen, Reinette Orange, Reinette Orange de Cox, Renet Coksa, Renet Cox Portocaliu, Renet Coxa, Renet Portocaliu, Reneta Coxa pomaranzowa, Russet Pippin, Verbesserte Muscat Reinette, Verbesserte Muscat-Reinette
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)
Parentage:
Ribston Pippin x Unknown
Mother to:
Ingrid Marie
Cox's Early Export
Saint Everard
Feltham Beauty
Saint Cecilia
Edith Hopwood
Kidd's Orange Red
Celt
Merton Worcester
Fortune
Winston
Woolbrook Pippin
Golden Bounty
Francis (Thorrington)
Channel Beauty
Laxton's Royalty
Ruby (Thorrington)
Gloucester Cross
Ivette
Carswell's Orange
Polly Prosser
Rosy Blenheim
Advance
Dalice
Lynn's Pippin
South Park
Ballard Beauty
Ball's Pippin
Wardington Seedling
Pioneer (1)
Laxton's Victory
Laxton's Favourite
Laxton's Pearmain
William Crump
Hereford Cross
King George V
Sunset
Anna Boelens
Worcester Cross
Langley Pippin
Sunburn
Carswell's Honeydew
Merton Pippin
Red Ingrid Marie
Oranje de Sonnaville
Kalco
Sunset Sport
Fiesta
Elektra
Prinses Beatrix
Oxford Sunrise
Directeur van de Plassche
Jupiter
Stowell Cox
Winston coloured sport
Leonie de Sonnaville
Kosmonaut
Clopton Red
Ellison's Orange
Father to:
Prinses Irene
Houblon
Jan Steen
Barry
Lucullus
Dunning
Prinses Marijke
Prince Charles
Freyberg
Acme
Tydeman's Late Orange
Merton Russet
Rubens
Koningin Juliana
High View Pippin
Newport Cross
Prinses Margriet
Laxton's Triumph
Chad's Favourite
Allington Pippin
Epicure
Eden
Renown
Rival
Schweizer Orange
Exquisite
Arthur W. Barnes
Merton Beauty
Merton Prolific
Millicent Barnes
Barnack Orange
Merton Joy
Paroquet
Charles Ross
Merton Charm
Primus
Prins Bernhard
Laxton's Superb
Clivia
Merton Pearmain
Golden Nugget
Atalanta (Netherlands)
Dukat Spur
Dukat
President Boudewijn
Mimi
Meridian
Sports:
Kortegaard Cox
Crimson Cox
King Cox
Queen Cox
Clarke's Royal
Cox La Vera
Red Cox
Cherry Cox
Frydeland Cox
Vegi Cox
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
56.00mm 2
Width
62.00mm 2
Ribbing
absent 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2

Accession No.
2000 - 008

  

Accession name
Cox's Orange Pippin (LA)
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1


References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register

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