Cider Apples

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Cider apples these days are used by blending a mixture of different apple varieties together. However in times past there were traditional varieties from which cider was pressed using one variety alone. The cider apples we offer were usually from particular regions of England and France, where each apple made a local drink with its own special qualities, allowing the natives to make their own unique brews from their own regional apples.

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    Dwarf Dabinett Cider apple

    Dwarf Dabinett is an antique French cider variety, we have grafted it onto dwarfing (2 metre high) rootstock this year to give manageably sized free standing trees, or also suited to close planting on trellis etc Dabinett cider apple produces fruit that are fairly large, with bright red skin, and soft flesh, harvests midseason. Ripens: April Pollinate with: Self fertile Type: Bittersweet
    $28.00 inc. GST

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    Breakwell’s Seedling cider apple

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    Originating in Wales, Breakwell's Seedling cider apple produces handsome striped red coloured cider apples, very good fruit load, also self fertile so it sets good crops without pollination, makes a bitter-sharp cider type. Ripens: February Pollinate with: Self fertile, Yarlington Mill, Beauty of Bath, Red Braeburn Type: Bittersharp
  • Stoke Red cider apple

    Stoke Red cider apple

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    Stoke Red cider apple is a classic cider apple from Somerset in England, it became well known around the 1920's, smallish fruits which produce a high quality bittersharp cider, often with a good aroma to it, this variety was once known as 'Neverblight' due to its robust resistance to disease, well worth growing. Ripens: April Pollinates with: partially self fertile, Kingston Black Type: Bittersharp Chill hours: 1000+ hours (very high)


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    Somerset Redstreak cider apple

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    Originating in Somerset,  Somerset Redstreak cider apple is a mild bittersweet apple. This means it should have gentle tannins with little acidity and a fruity taste, producing light and fruity  cider. Ripens: March Pollinate with: Kingston Black, Sweet Coppin,Freyburg, Fuji, Gala Type: Bittersweet
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    Tremlett’s Bitter cider apple

    Originating Devon, England, Tremlett's Bitter cider apple, small to medium fruit, flushed and striped red, starts bearing very early in its life, self fertile, mid to late harvest, makes bittersweet cider. Ripens: February Pollinate with: partially Self fertile, Yarlington Mill, Breakwell's Seedling Type: Bittersweet
    $28.00 inc. GST

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    Yarlington Mill cider apple

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    Yarlington Mill cider apple bears smallish fruit, yellow skinned, starts cropping very early in its life, is self fertile, and described as being “possibly the doyenne of cider apples”, harvest midseason, the tree was originally found growing out of a wall next to the wheel of an old English mill, and soon rose to prominence due to its heavy cropping. Ripens: April Pollinate with: partially self fertile, Breakwell's Seedling, Red Braeburn, Beauty of Bath, Vista Bella  
  • Frequin Tardive de Sartre apple

    Frequin Tardive de Sartre cider apple

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    Frequin Tardive de Sartre cider apple is another of the French types of cider apple makes a very sweet cider on its own, greenish yellow skinned, not much blush, fruit are also able to be eaten fresh, ripens early to mid season. Ripens: Feb/March

  • bulmers norman apple

    Bulmer’s Norman cider apple

    Coming out of France in the 1800’s, Bulmer's Norman cider apple, the fruit are fairly large, with light green skin, and soft flesh, harvests midseason, makes a bittersweet cider, good quantities of juice per kilo of fruit. Ripens: Feb/March Pollinate with: Yarlington Mill, Breakwell's Seedling, Red Braeburn, Beauty of Bath, Vista Bella Type: Bittersweet
    $28.00 inc. GST

  • Brown Snout cider apple

    Brown Snout cider apple

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    Brown Snout cider apple has a greenish yellow fruit, makes a bittersweet cider, harvests mid to late season, good pollinator. Ripens: April Pollinate with: Self fertile Type: Bittersweet
  • kingston black cider apple

    Kingston Black cider apple

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    Kingston Black cider apple is a cider apple with very pretty skin colouring - crimson and streaked darker crimson on yellow background, flesh yellowish and tender, with only a mild acidity, makes a bittersharp cider. Also known as Black Taunton, the Kingston Black cider apple was a popular cider apple in Somersetshire, and is perhaps the most well known of all cider apples available today in Australia. Ripens: April Pollinate with: partially self fertile, Sweet Coppin, Freyburg, Fuji, Gala, Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Lady Williams, Cox's Orange. Type: Bittersharp Chill hours: 1000+ hours (very high)
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    Dabinett cider apple

    Antique French cider variety, Dabinett cider apple produces fruit that are fairly large, with bright red skin, and soft flesh, harvests midseason. Ripens: April Pollinate with: Self fertile Type: Bittersweet
    $28.00 inc. GST