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Why can't I find a Cox's apple?

For the last few months I have been searching for a cox to sink my teeth into, but alas my search has failed so far.

Why is it, that the fruit'n'veg section contains all other varieties of apple, yet the fantastic tasting cox has disappeared.

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Re: Why can't I find a cox?

Wait for it
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Old 05.03.2011, 15:27
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Re: Why can't I find a Cox's apple?

Cox's apples are a traditional English variety, the cultivation of which is best suited to English climatic conditions and soil types. I don't think they would grow here very well, and conversely there are Swiss varieties that are better suited to conditions here.

As, implied above, they are a late variety, and are normally available late autumn/early winter - a Christmas apple. After which time, they are not normally found, as they don't keep well, and should be eaten fresh, in season - the limited availability (seasonally and geographically) is what makes them special.
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Re: Why can't I find a Cox's apple?

As the others have already explained, at this time of year they are not usually available. However, come autumn they are even in our little local shop... Mmmm
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Re: Why can't I find a Cox's apple?

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For the last few months I have been searching for a cox to sink my teeth into, but alas my search has failed so far.

Why is it, that the fruit'n'veg section contains all other varieties of apple, yet the fantastic tasting cox has disappeared.

Yours confused ... AND concerned.
if you go to a farmers market or a healthfood store they are happy to sell you cox orange apples.
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Old 05.03.2011, 21:09
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Re: Why can't I find a Cox's apple?

meanwhile, try the "Jazz" - apples (find them at the Coop) - they are delicious...just getting one now to eat
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meanwhile, try the "Jazz" - apples (find them at the Coop) - they are delicious...just getting one now to eat
I agree. They are lovely. Just tried them out for the first time this week. Yummie! Got mine in Migros, however, but please don't hold that against me.
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Re: Why can't I find a Cox's apple?

I was totally thinking of recommending the jazz thing too! It has changed my apple experience - in that I am now eating one or more every day! I guess I am becoming more and more Swiss! So sweet and crisp and tart! I buy them in Migro and Coop - I only wish I could find them bio! Are they new? I haven't seen them before but that doesn't mean much!
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Re: Why can't I find a Cox's apple?

Braeburns are on the wane, but were lovely a month ago.
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