Cox's Orange Pippin Apples
Inventory, 28 lbs : 0
This item was last sold on : 11/23/16
Cox's Orange Pippin apples are yellow with red blush and occasional brownish-red striping. The red over the yellow gives the apple an orange hue. Beneath a thin skin, the firm flesh is very juicy with an intensely aromatic flavor reminiscent of mango with a hint of spice. The flavor of this English apple improves as it ripens off the tree.
Cox's Orange Pippin has a short season starting in late September and lasting through October.
The Cox’s Orange Pippin is regarded as one of the best dessert apples with a complex flavor and fine texture. It is considered a Classic English apple.
Often grown for hard ciders, the Cox’s Orange Pippin apple lends its classic apple flavor to a wide range of desserts like pies, turn-overs or tarts. It is also perfect for eating fresh, out-of-hand. Make apple butter or apple sauce for a classic spread or snack. Cox’s Orange Pippin apples are quite versatile and also pair well with pork.
The Cox’s Orange Pippin apple was discovered as a chance seedling in 19th century England. It was first bred by Richard Cox in Colnbrook, Middlesex, and it thrived in the cooler weather characteristic of Great Britain. It is believed that the Ribston Pippin is the parent apple of Cox’s Orange Pippin. The antique apple is sometimes grown on trellises, or espalier, and is considered a semi-dwarf tree not growing more than fifteen to 20 feet. Cox’s Orange Pippin apple trees have very particular climate needs and thrive best in cooler summers; it can be found growing in Nova Scotia, New York and the Pacific Northwest.
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PCC Natural Markets
PCC Natural Markets - FremontNear Seattle, Washington, United States
600 N 34th St, Seattle 98103
About 179 days ago, 8/28/16
Spotter's comments : Cox Orange Pippin Apples spotted at PCC Natural Markets. Local OG Cox Orange Pippins have a complex range of flavors - pear, melon, orange, mango are all evident. The perfect dessert apple ;)
Whole Foods Market
Whole Foods Market - InterbayNear Seattle, Washington, United States
2001 15th Avenue W, Seattle 98119
About 509 days ago, 10/03/15
Spotter's comments : Cox Orange Pippin Apples spotted at Whole Foods Market. Cox's Orange Pippin apples are here and $2.99/lb!
Whole Foods Market Near Petaluma, California, United States
About 534 days ago, 9/08/15
Spotter's comments : Cox Orange Pippin Apples spotted at Whole Foods Market.