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Brown's Apple

Brown's Apple

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

Malus domestica

Brown's Apple cider apple trees for sale

  • 1.1-year maiden bare-root tree 24.95
    MM106 rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
    Out of stock


History

Devon, England - early 20th century.



Brown's Apple characteristics

  • Using

    • Picking period (southern UK):mid-October
    • Picking season:Late
    • Cropping:Heavy
    • Keeping (of fruit):2-3 weeks
    • Food uses:Hard cider
  • Growing

    • Gardening skill:Average
    • Self-fertility:Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group:5
    • Pollinating others:Average
    • Ploidy:Diploid
    • Vigour:Vigorous
    • Precocity:Precocious
    • Bearing regularity:Biennial tendency
    • Fruit bearing:Spur-bearer
  • Problems

    • Disease resistance:Good
    • Fireblight:Some susceptibility
    • Scab:Very resistant
  • Climate

    • Climate suitability:Temperate climates, Mild damp climates
    • Cold hardiness (USDA):(4) -30F / -34C
    • Summer average maximum temperatures:Cool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F)
  • Identification

    • Country of origin:United Kingdom
    • Period of origin:1900 - 1949
    • Fruit colour:Orange / Red