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Kortegaard Cox

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A sport of Cox's Orange Pippin having no stripes. It was discovered in 1914 at Kortegard, Denmark by Otto Stowo. Fruits are juicy and sweet with a rich, aromatic, nutty flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Sport of Cox's Orange Pippin
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2

Accession No.
1968 - 059

  

Accession name
Kortegaard Cox
Flowering time  ›››
12th May10% flowering
17th MayFull (80%) flowering
23rd 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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