Apple 'Queen Cox' (self-fertile)
Common Name: Apple
Cultivar: 'Queen Cox' (self-fertile)
Category: Fruit & Vegetables
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Edible fruit
|Sun/Shade: Full sun|
|Foliage Type: Deciduous||Flower Colour: White|
|Foliage Colour: Green||Flowering Period: April & May|
Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained
This upright spreading tree is covered in pure white cup-shaped flowers in mid and late spring followed by first class juicy dessert apples for harvesting in early to mid October. A moderately vigorous variety which is self-fertile and produces perhaps the best British eating apple.
- Garden care: Keep the base of the tree weed free, fertilise at the beginning of each year and water regularly during hot dry spells. Remove damaged or crossing branches during the dormant season.
- Pollination Information: This apple belongs to pollination group C however it is self fertile so does not need a pollinating partner to produce a bumper crop of apples. It can also be used to cross-pollinate with other apples in this group. .
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