Cherry Cox

(Also known as Cherry Cox). Sport of Cox Orange Pippin; Denmark Harvest / Season: Midseason ripening. Description: Often shows dark red stripes and splashes of the solid red fruit. Keeps in storage one month longer than others of it's type. A dense, red apple with a sweet, spicy aroma and a distinct cherry aftertaste. It is an excellent cooking apple, full-flavored for fresh eating, and stores extremely well. It was bred in Denmark from the renowned Coxs Orange Pippin, one of Europe's most sought-after apples. The Cherry Cox is more vigorous and disease resistant than its finicky parent, thus easier to grow. Ripens Mid-season. USDA zones 4-9