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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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Using


Cider apple trees
Somerset Redstreak
Picking seasonLate
UsesHard cider
CroppingGood
Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
Juice styleBittersweet (cider)
Specific gravity1050
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
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Growing


Cider apple trees
Somerset Redstreak
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group5
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
VigourSlightly large
PrecocityPrecocious
Bearing regularityBiennial tendency
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Disease resistance


Cider apple trees
Somerset Redstreak
General resistanceAverage
ScabSome resistance
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Climate


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


Cider apple trees
Somerset Redstreak
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colorOrange / Red
Red striped
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