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Tom Putt

Tom Putt

Tom Putt is an old English cider variety, which can also be used for cooking. The fruit size is quite large for a cider variety, and the sharp flavor mellows when cooked.

Malus domestica

Tom Putt cider apple trees for sale

  • 11-year maiden bare-root tree 33.95
    MM106 rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
  • 21-year maiden bare-root tree 33.95
    M25 rootstock
    Full size size (4.5m-6m after 10 years)
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How to grow

Like many old varieties, Tom Putt has good natural disease resistance.

History

Thought to originate in Somerset or Devon, in south-west England, in the late 18th century.

Tom Putt characteristics

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersPoor
  • PloidyTriploid
  • Bearing regularityRegular
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
  • Picking seasonEarly
  • CroppingGood
  • Useful forCulinaryJuiceHard ciderTraditional cooker
  • Disease resistanceGood
  • ScabSome resistance
  • Climate typeTemperate climatesMild damp climates
  • Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)Cold (< 20C / 67F)
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1750 - 1799