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Cockett's Red Apple

Malus domestica
A bright red sharp late dessert apple.

Origin: Cambridgeshire UK

Pollination:  Cockett's Red is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

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Cockett's Red Apple Trees for sale - order online

We currently produce this variety to order only through our bud-grafting service. You cannot order on line. If you wish to order please contact us using the messaging facility on the contact us page. Let us have your name, postal address, telephone and email address as well as which variety you would like us to produce, how many and on what rootstock. Bud-grafting is carried out in late July and early August. The trees would be supplied approximately 18 months later. We normally need to have received orders by the beginning of July. Please click here for full details of our bud-grafting service.


History and description of Cockett's Red

English variety originating from Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, UK. Small bright red fruit. Hard, sharp tasting flesh. Compact, heavy cropping tree.



Main characteristics of Cockett's Red

Use Dessert
Colour Red
Flavour Sharp
Fruit size  Small
Picking time  Early/Mid Oct
Season of use  Nov-Jan

Tree vigour  Small
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Heavy

Pollination date  12
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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