Cox Orange Pippin

Cox Orange Pippin

Synonym:
Cox Orange Pippin
Family:
Rosaceae – Rose family
Species:
Malus domestica

Origin

Some time in around 1825, the seeds of Ribston Pippin by R. Cox were extracted in Colnbrook Lawn, England, and have spread since 1850.

Fruit

It is small to medium sized, fine-flakey and russety while the pulp is compact, fine and juicy with a high sugar content and acidity becoming pleasantly mellowish later.

Flavour

It is juicy with a high sugar and acid content, which later becomes pleasantly mellowish.

Maturity

From the middle until the end of September.

Storage

It is put in cold storage until the end of December and in CA storage until the end of February.