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Tydeman's Late Orange Apple

Tydeman's Late Orange Apple

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History: Tydeman's Late Orange was created by renowned English apple breeder H.M. Tydeman at the East Malling Research Station in Kent in the UK. It was bred during the 1930s as a cross between Cox's Orange Pippin and Laxton's Superb, and was introduced in 1949.

Why We Grow It: This later ripening variety boasts a dark red flush over yellow/green skin and has an incredibly intense and aromatic flavour. The fruit can be stored until April and the flavour mellows over time. The tree is vigorous, crops heavily, and is resistant to scab.

Canadian Hardiness Zone: 5

Soil Preference: Sandy loam, loam, clay loam. Prefers average to moist conditions, avoid planting anywhere that floods for more than two weeks in the spring. Generally quite adaptable to different soil conditions. 

Growth Habits and Disease Resistance: Vigorous and produces heavy crops, spur-bearing. Very susceptible to fireblight and powdery mildew but resistant to scab.

Sun/Shade: Full sun (approx. 8-10 hours of sun daily)

Pollination: Requires a pollinator of a different apple variety that blooms around the same time

Flowering Time: Middle, tolerant of late spring frosts

Ripens: Mid October

Storage: Keeps until April when stored in cool, humid conditions

Recommended Use: Fresh eating, juice

Size including roots:

  • 1m+ Whip: 100-200cm
  • 1m+ Branched: 100cm+ with at least three branches 30cm+
  • 50-80cm Whip: 50-80cm
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