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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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
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Parentage  Laxton's SuperbCox's Orange Pippin