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Apple trees
Bramley's Seedling

Bramley is the essential English cooking and sharp cider apple, famous for its rich tangy acidity.
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Using


Apple trees
Bramley's Seedling
Picking seasonLate
UsesCooking
Juice
Hard cider
Traditional cooker
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
Cooking resultPuree
Juice styleSharper
Juice colorPale yellow
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
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Growing


Apple trees
Bramley's Seedling
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group3
Pollinating othersPoor
PloidyTriploid
VigourSlightly large
Very vigorous
PrecocityPrecocious
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingPartial tip-bearer
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Disease resistance


Apple trees
Bramley's Seedling
ScabVery resistant
MildewSome resistance
FireblightSome resistance
Cedar apple rustSome resistance
Bitter pitSome susceptibility
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Climate


Apple trees
Bramley's Seedling
Cold hardiness (USDA)(4) -30F / -34C
(5) -20F / -29C
(6) -10F / -23C
(7) 0F / -18C
(8) 10F / -12C
(9) 20F / -7C
(10) 30F / -1C
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F)
Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F)
Hot (>30C / 86F)
Cold (< 20C / 67F)
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Identification


Apple trees
Bramley's Seedling
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1800 - 1849
Fruit colorGreen / Red
Fruit sizeLarge
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
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