Growing Calendar for Apple Fiesta - Apple Tree
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Fiesta is a great cox-type apple with the classic aromatic and sweet-sharp flavour of a cox.
The fruit has the attractive orangey flush of traditional English apples, Fiesta is the perfect juicing apple.
Fiesta is a relatively new English apple, developed in Kent in the 1970s but with a very traditional English style and flavour. Cox's Orange Pippin is one of its parents, and it has inherited the classic Cox aromatic sweet/sharp flavour.
Visually it also looks the part, with the attractive orange flush so typical of traditional English apples. Fiesta is one of the best apples for juicing. It produces copious amounts of juice, with a very good rich sweet / sharp flavour. It can also be used as a substitute for Cox's Orange Pippin in apple cookery - slices keep their shape when cooked.
Unlike Cox's Orange Pippin, Fiesta also stores very well and remains firm and sweet - a quality it probably inherits from its other parent, an American variety called Idared.
Fiesta is grown commercially on a small-scale in the UK and France, sometimes marketed as Red Pippin. It is easy to grow and a reliable cropper, making it an excellent choice for the garden or small orchard. Fiesta® is a protected variety
It is easy to grow and reliably produces heavy crops in October it is sometimes marketed as Red Pippin.
Flowering Group: FG3
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.
Plant arrived badly packed de-hydrated and half dead
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Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch
We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.
The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days.
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