Brown's Apple cider apple trees

Brown's Apple cider apple tree
  • Pick: Late-season (mid-October)
  • Flowering group: 5
  • Uses: Cider 
  • Disease-resistance: Good
  • Pollination partners

Brown's Apple is a widely-grown traditional English cider apple variety producing a sharp juice.

Brown's Apple cider apple trees for sale

Deliveries start December 2018.

Mature size* Supplied as Price Quantity
Large  (3m - 4m after 5-10 years) 1-year - bare-root - MM106 rootstock 27.90 Sold outalert me

Delivery period: Trees are delivered between November and March. However it is best to order as soon as you can to ensure items are reserved for you. If you live in an area with very cold winters please let us know so that we can scheduled delivery for early spring.

*Mature size: Height shown is the approximate height of the tree when mature (after 5-10 years), not the height when supplied. Actual mature heights may vary considerably dependent on your local conditions and training and pruning regime.

Stock availability: Items showing as 'sold out' will probably be available again next season. Click here to be notified when we get more trees of this variety.

Summary features of Brown's Apple

Growing

  • Gardening skill: Average?
  • Cropping: Good
  • Fertility: Not self-fertile?
  • Flowering group: 5?
  • Pollinating others: Average?
  • Ploidy: Diploid?
  • Vigour: Large?
  • Precocity: Slow to start bearing?
  • Bearing regularity: Biennial tendency?
  • Fruit bearing: Spur-bearer?
  • Fruit persistence: Fruit drops when ripe?
  • Overall disease resistance: Good?
  • Scab: Very resistant?
  • Fireblight: Some susceptibility?

Uses

  • Picking season: Late?
  • Flavour quality: Good?
  • Good for cider
  • Drying / Discoloring: Very oxidising?
  • Juice style: Bittersharp (cider)

Identification

  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Period of origin: 1900 - 1949
  • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Popularity: Rarely grown?

Climate

  • Cold hardiness: -30F / -34C?
  • Planting position: Full sun preferred

Pollination guide for Brown's Apple

Brown's Apple is in flowering group 5. Brown's Apple is self-sterile and needs to be pollinated by another tree of a different variety nearby. Like all cider-apple varieties it can also be pollinated by most other apple varieties or crab-apples flowering at the same time.

Historical details

Devon, England - early 20th century.

Botanical name

Malus domestica 'Brown's Apple'