They have dull yellowish-green skin covered with a red flush, and often some russetting.
Inside, they have firm, very juicy, crisp, deep yellowish flesh.
They have a rich flavour, with good balance between sweet and tart, and are aromatic.
The fruit ripens in October / November.
The tree tends to be a biennial bearer.
The apple has been grown in the UK, USA, New Zealand and Australia.
Stores well. The flavour improves in storage.
Tydeman’s Late Orange Apples were developed from a cross between Laxton’s Superb and Cox’s Orange done by Henry Marcus Tydeman (1902 – 75) in 1930 at the East Malling Research Station in Maidstone, Kent, England. Introduced commercially in 1949. Received the Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Merit in 1965.