Apple - Tydeman's  Late Orange

Tydeman's Late Orange Apple

Malus domestica
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. Show suitable pollination partners

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Tydeman's Late Orange 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.
Please select the rootstock, age and tree form available items in the table below. The choice of rootstock is important as it determines the size to which the tree will grow when mature. Trees are available either as maidens which are untrained one year old trees or two year old trees already trained in a particular form. Reduced price trees when available are smaller one year old trees or two year old trees which have less well developed heads than our regular trees but are otherwise perfectly good healthy trees offered at a lower price. Trees are supplied bare root during the planting season from late November to early March. Further information is available below.

Rootstock / Vigour / Age / Form Availability Price Qty required
M27 - Very dwarfing   2 years Step-over Available £31.00
M9 - Dwarfing   1 year Maiden Available £17.50
M9 - Dwarfing   2 years Cordon Available £26.50
M9 - Dwarfing   2 years Espalier (2 Tier) Available £48.50
M26 - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden Available £17.50
M26 - Semi-dwarfing   2 years Bush Available £28.50
MM106 - Semi-vigorous   1 year Espalier (1 tier) Available £26.00
MM106 - Semi-vigorous   1 year Maiden Available £17.50
MM106 - Semi-vigorous   2 years Espalier (2 Tier) Available £48.50
MM106 - Semi-vigorous   2 years Half Standard Available £28.50
M25 - Very vigorous   1 year Maiden Available £17.50

The availability information shown in the availability column in the table is always up-to-date.
Available means Available for supply from Nov 2018 to March 2019
2019/20 means Sold out but available for supply winter 2019/20. Orders taken from May 2019
Sold out means Sold out for supply Nov 2018 to March 2019. May be available again winter 2019/20




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.




Main characteristics of Tydeman's Late Orange

Use Dessert
Colour Flushed
Flavour Aromatic
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Mid Oct
Season of use  Dec-Apr

Tree vigour  Vigorous
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Heavy
Disease resistance  Scab: Resistant
Mildew: Resistant
Suitable for Late Frost
Northern Britain
Special features Attractive Blossom

Pollination date  13
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners
Parentage  Laxton's SuperbCox's Orange Pippin