Apple - Flanders Cox

Flanders Cox Apple

Malus domestica
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. Show suitable pollination partners

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Flanders Cox Apple Trees for sale - order online

We supply trees and plants only during the winter planting season from late November to mid March. Orders placed now will not be be delivered until the winter planting season. You will not be required to pay until October but by ordering now you can ensure that the items are reserved for you and supplied as early as possible when we resume delveries in late November.
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 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.




Main characteristics of Flanders Cox

Use Dessert
Colour Flushed
Flavour Aromatic
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Late Sep/Early Oct
Season of use  Oct-Dec

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Good

Pollination date  11
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners
Parentage  Cox's Orange Pippin
Other names  Flanders Cox, Cox Rouge de Flandres