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Cider apple tree
Reine des Pommes

A traditional French bittersweet hard cider apple.
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Growing


Cider apple tree
Reine des Pommes
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group2
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
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Using


Cider apple tree
Reine des Pommes
Picking seasonMid
UsesHard cider
CroppingGood
Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
Juice styleBittersweet (cider)
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Disease resistance


Cider apple tree
Reine des Pommes
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Climate


Cider apple tree
Reine des Pommes
Summer maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
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Identification


Cider apple tree
Reine des Pommes
Country of originFrance
Period of origin1800 - 1849
Fruit colorRed - dark
Flesh colourWhite
Fruit sizeAverage
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