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Cox

Cox

  • The oldest and best loved of English eating apples was discovered in 1825 by a brewer called Richard Cox in Colnbrook Lawn, Slough Buckinghamshire.
  • The first commercial orchards were planted in Hertfordshire around 1862 and were being planted in Kent by the 1890’s.
  • The Cox’s apples sold now are all descendents of this variety, selected for their great flavour and colour.
  • In the 2009/2010 season British consumers ate 152 million Cox apples
  • Cox apples are related to many different other varieties these include; Chivers Delight, Red Pippin, Jupiter, Kidd’s Orange Red, Laxton’s Superb, Rubinette, Sunset and many others