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Cox's Orange Pippin Red Sport (Potter)

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A red sport of Cox's Orange Pippin. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1957. Originated with Mr C.A. Potter, Howletts Farm, Molash, Canterbury, Kent. Fruits have firm, fine-textured, juicy flesh with a rich, aromatic flavour.

Cox's Orange Pippin (Potter)
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Ribston Pippin x Unknown
medium 2

Accession No.
1957 - 156


Accession name
Cox's Orange Pippin (Potter)
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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