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Cox's Orange Pippin


Was wondering if anyone here has any tips on growing Cox's Orange Pippin? My tree is now in its third year but i've never had fruit from it. I also have Katy and Scrumptious trees and both are full of apples right now (particularly the Katy). Are they tricky?

I've only a small garden so hate to take up space with something that doesn't deliver (my goji berry bush has been binned for the same reason).




  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 82,740

    Cox's Orange Pippin aren't the easiest of apple trees and can take a while to get going - three years old is still a very young tree - you have two other trees from the right pollination group so that's half the battle - if the tree looks healthy then I think the answer is just patience - good luck image

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  • Gareth99Gareth99 Posts: 37

    Thank you, Dove. I shall persevere! I'm told the apples are delicious so hopefully it'll be worth the wait.

  • LoganLogan Posts: 2,532
    I've had my apple trees for 5 years they've only started fruiting
  • TootlesTootles Posts: 1,469

    This will be the fourth year for mine and I've counted 9 fruits.  The gardene centre where I purchased it told me to be patient! On our local bbc radio gardeners call-in the professional advised that they don't fruit well the further north you live. I'm in the Midlands so am not expecting tonnes But would like a dozen or so!

  • sanjy67sanjy67 Posts: 1,007

    my bramley is about four years old, i had two apples on it and my son knocked one off today while working near it image crumble for one then image

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