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
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