[Sca-cooks] Antique apple
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Mon Oct 27 20:03:34 PDT 2008
Cox Orange pippin 1825/30, was said to be a "chance seedling" from a Ribston
pippin. Ribston Pippin originated from Rouen in Normandy and first planted
near Ribston Hall in Yorktown. Ribston Pippin date is unknown.
Margil apple has been known to have been cultivated in Brompton Park Nursery
1750 but it is believed to be of French origin.
source for some info on apples
Stark Bro's nursery has"Cox Orange Pippin Antique apple In their catalog.
Climes it is a "Classic English apple" Zone 4-8 if you have room for them.
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