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Cider apple trees
Somerset Redstreak

An English cider apple variety producing a very high-quality bittersweet juice.
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Cider apple trees
Somerset Redstreak
Picking season Late
Uses Hard cider
Cropping Good
Keeping (of fruit) 2-3 weeks
Flavour quality Very good
Juice style Bittersweet (cider)
Specific gravity 1050
Fruit persistence Normal ripening
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Growing


Cider apple trees
Somerset Redstreak
Gardening skill Average
Self-fertility Not self-fertile
Pollination group 5
Pollinating others Average
Ploidy Diploid
Vigour Slightly large
Precocity Precocious
Bearing regularity Biennial tendency
Fruit bearing Spur-bearer
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Problems


Cider apple trees
Somerset Redstreak
Disease resistance Average
Scab Some resistance
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Climate


Cider apple trees
Somerset Redstreak
Cold hardiness (USDA) (5) -20F / -29C
Summer average maximum temperatures Cool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F)
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Identification


Cider apple trees
Somerset Redstreak
Country of origin United Kingdom
Period of origin 1900 - 1949
Fruit colour Orange / Red
Red striped
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