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Flanders Cox



An attractive red sport of Cox's Orange Pippin from France.

Origin: France, 1942

Pollination: Flanders Cox is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Flanders Cox apple trees produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but we can produce trees for you through our custom grafting service. Trees can be grafted on any of the following rootstocks:

  • CG-1Flanders Cox tree custom-grafted on M9 rootstock (Dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2Flanders Cox tree custom-grafted on M26 rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-3Flanders Cox tree custom-grafted on MM106 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-4Flanders Cox tree custom-grafted on MM111 rootstock (Vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-5Flanders Cox tree custom-grafted on M25 rootstock (Very vigorous)£39.00 each

If you wish to go order please fill in our contact form in the first instance, stating your name, full address, and the rootstock(s) you wish the tree(s) to be grafted on. You will need to contact us before June.

Propagation is carried out in late July / early August, and the grafted trees would be available for supply in December the following year (approximately 14 months later).

History and description of Flanders Cox

Flanders Cox (Cox Rouge de Flandres) is a French sport of Cox's Orange Pippin discovered c 1942 with redder and flatter shaped fruit but essentially the same fruit. See Cox's Orange Pippin for further details.

Characteristics of Flanders Cox apple trees

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
FlavourAromatic
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeLate Sep/Early Oct
Season of useOct-Dec
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingGood
Pollination date11
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageCox's Orange Pippin