Growing Calendar for Apple Ellisons Orange Bare Root Fruit Tree
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Apple Ellisons Orange is a Cox's Orange Pippin descendant which was bred in Lincolnshire around 1905. With the depth and range of flavour it is definitely a significant Cox-style apple.
The flavour has a slight hint of aniseed but overall there is a aromatic complexity that some claim can be as intense as Cox. It is a mid-season apple which ripen in September and should be eaten as soon after picking as it does not keep well.
Ellisons Orange has the appearance of a classic English apple with soft, almost pear-like flesh that is much juicier than Cox. Easier to grow than Cox, Ellisons Orange is a must for any lover of classic English apples.
Ellison's Orange is known for its background aniseed note which enhances the aromatic complexity so typical of a Cox-style apple. In a good year the flavour of Ellison's Orange makes it one of a very small number of varieties which could truely be put on a par with Cox's Orange Pippin.
Flowering Group: FG4
Years until fruiting from planting: 2
Age of tree at despatch: 2
Height at full growth: 3m/10ft
Most of our trees are delivered as bare rooted specimens with approximate height of: 3.5ft - 5ft / 105cm - 140cm depending on the variety.
In order to ensure a good pollination pick fruit trees from within the same or from adjacent flowering groups.
The vast majority of the trees we ship have been pruned and will appear trimmed.
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