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Tydeman's Late Orange



A good late dessert variety similar to Cox in flavour but sharper and later ripening.

Origin: Kent UK, 1930

Pollination: Tydeman's Late Orange is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Tydeman's Late Orange apple trees for sale

1-year maiden trees

These are the most versatile choice for home orchards, community fruit tree projects, and for training on in any form you require.

FormRootstockPriceQuantity
MaidenM27Very dwarfing £23.50
MaidenMM106Semi-vigorous £23.50 Sold-out

2-year pre-trained trees

These trees have already had some formative training in the nursery.

FormRootstockPriceQuantity
Step-overM27Very dwarfing £45.50
Espalier (2 Tier)MM106Semi-vigorous £69.50
Espalier (3-tier)MM106Semi-vigorous £95.00

Orders placed now will be delivered in the winter planting season.

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History and description of Tydeman's Late Orange

Raised in 1930 from Laxton's Superb x Cox's Orange Pippin by H M Tydeman at East Malling Research Station, Kent, UK. Introduced 1949. Received the RHS Award of Merit in 1965. A popular garden variety.

Small to medium sized, round-conical fruit. Purplish red flush and stripes over greenish yellow skin. Fine russet netting. Creamy yellow, crisp, juicy flesh. Intense aromatic Cox-like flavour but sharper tasting than Cox. Later season than Cox. Needs to be kept in storage for sharpness to mellow.The fruit is best stored in polythene bags as it has a tendency to shrivel.

Vigorous tree producing long whippy new growth. Spurs freely. Heavy cropper requiring to be thinned at times to produce good sized fruit.

Characteristics of Tydeman's Late Orange apple trees

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
FlavourAromatic
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeMid Oct
Season of useDec-Apr
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingHeavy
Disease resistanceScab - Resistant
Mildew - Resistant
Suitable forLate Frost
Northern Britain
Special featuresAttractive Blossom
Pollination date13
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageCox's Orange Pippin
Laxton's Superb