cox pipin



cox pipin tree, planted in a large barrel. the leaves have small brown spots and the leaf turns yellow and falls off. as you can see in the photo, any ideas


many thanks



  • WelshonionWelshonion Posts: 3,115

    Cox apples are very challenging as they are prone to many things.  Unfortunately many people want to grow them as most people know the name!

    Look on a good site such as the RHS site to find out what is wrong.

  • steephillsteephill Posts: 502

    Poor choice for a restricted growth environment, it really needs plenty of room. And as Welshonion says not the best variety for pest and disease resistance. Even though I love the taste it would be far better to choose a more effective modern variety for your situation - Sunset on M27 rootstock would be my recommendation.

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