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Queen Cox



A more highly coloured and attractive looking sport of Cox's Orange Pippin.

Origin: England, 1953

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

Queen Cox apple trees produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but it is available through our custom bud-grafting service.

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). You can choose the number of trees and the rootstock(s) you want the trees grafted on.

Read more about our Grafting service here.

If you wish to order a grafted tree of this variety please fill in our contact form in the first instance.

History and description of Queen Cox

Queen Cox is a more highly coloured sport of Cox's Orange Pippin first selected by MacLean in 1953 and then reselected by Ermen in 1982. Please see Cox's Orange Pippin for further details.

Characteristics of Queen 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