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Harry Masters Jersey

Harry Masters Jersey

Harry Masters Jersey is a traditional English cider apple variety, producing a bittersweet juice.

Malus domestica

Harry Masters Jersey cider apple trees for sale

  • 1.1-year maiden bare-root tree 24.95
    MM106 rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
  • 2.1-year maiden bare-root tree 24.95
    M25 rootstock
    Full size size (4.5m-6m after 10 years)


History

Somerset, England - early 20th century. Possibly a seedling of Yarlington Mill.



Harry Masters Jersey characteristics

  • Using

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

    • Gardening skill:Average
    • Self-fertility:Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group:4
    • Pollinating others:Average
    • Ploidy:Diploid
    • Vigour:Weak growing
    • Precocity:Precocious
    • Bearing regularity:Biennial tendency
    • Fruit bearing:Tip-bearer
  • Problems

    • Disease resistance:Average
    • Scab:Some susceptibility
  • Climate

    • Climate suitability:Temperate climates, Mild damp climates
    • Cold hardiness (USDA):(5) -20F / -29C
    • Summer average maximum temperatures:Cool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F)
  • Identification

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