Harry Masters Jersey cider apple trees

Harry Masters Jersey

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

It comes from the county of Somerset, and was in use in the early 20th century. It is possibly a seedling of Yarlington Mill.

Harry Masters Jersey cider apple trees for sale

Item
Mature height
Price
Quantity
1-year Harry Masters Jersey cider apple trees bare-root
Small (6ft-9ft) mature height
$29.00
1-year Harry Masters Jersey cider apple trees bare-root
Medium (8ft-12ft) mature height
$29.00
1-year Harry Masters Jersey cider apple trees bare-root
Large (10ft-14ft) mature height
$29.00

We are between seasons at the moment. You can pre-order trees now for delivery when the new season starts (fall for warmer zones, or next spring), you won't be asked to pay until nearer the time.


Pollination

Harry Masters Jersey characteristics

Using

  • Picking season: Very late
  • Uses: Hard cider
  • Cropping: Good
  • Keeping (of fruit): 2-3 weeks
  • Flavour quality: Very good
  • Juice style: Bittersweet (cider)
  • Specific gravity: 1056
  • Fruit persistence: Fruit drops when ripe

Growing

  • Gardening skill: Average
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Pollination 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

  • 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
  • Fruit size: Average


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