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Cider apple tree
Vilberie

A traditional French bittersweet cider variety.
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Using


Cider apple tree
Vilberie
Picking seasonVery late
UsesHard cider
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
Juice styleBittersweet (cider)
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
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Growing


Cider apple tree
Vilberie
Gardening skillExperienced
Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
Pollination group6
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
VigourSlightly large
PrecocityPrecocious
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Disease resistance


Cider apple tree
Vilberie
General resistanceAverage
FireblightSome susceptibility
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Climate


Cider apple tree
Vilberie
Cold hardiness (USDA)(5) -20F / -29C
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
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Identification


Cider apple tree
Vilberie
Country of originFrance
Period of origin1800 - 1849
Fruit colorGreen
Fruit sizeAverage
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