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Cider apple trees

We have a range of specialist cider apple trees and can advise on planting and growing them.

  • Brown's Apple cider apple trees
    Brown's Apple is a traditional English cider apple variety producing a sharp juice.
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    Dabinett cider apple trees
    Dabinett is a traditional English cider apple variety, producing a bittersweet juice.
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    Harry Masters Jersey cider apple trees
    Harry Masters Jersey is a traditional English cider apple variety, producing a bittersweet juice.
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    Kingston Black cider apple trees
    Kingston Black is one of the premier English cider varieties and produces a bittersharp juice.
  • Michelin cider apple trees
    Michelin is a traditional French cider apple variety producing a bittersweet juice.
  • Morgan Sweet cider apple trees
    Morgan Sweet is a traditional English cider variety producing a full sweet juice.
  • Red Foxwhelp is an old English cider apple variety which produces a dull red bittersharp juice.
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    Somerset Redstreak cider apple trees
    An English cider apple variety producing a very high-quality bittersweet juice.
  • Tom Putt cider apple trees
    An old traditional English cider variety with a sharp juice, which can also be used for cooking.


How to choose Cider apple trees

Many countries have a tradition of apple varieties grown specifically for the production of cider (hard cider in North America). These varieties are generally not edible, but are grown for the qualities of their juice.

Cider production usually relies on a blend of different cider apples, and cider varieties are divided into four groups on the characteristics of the juice they produce:

Sweeter Sharper
Higher tannin Bitter sweet Bitter sharp
Lower tannin Sweet Sharp

Some mainstream apple varieties can also be used for cider production or in cider blends, and a number of Crab apples are also useful for cider blends.