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Brown Snout cider apple tree

Brown Snout gets its name from the brown surround of the base of the apples, which is particularly prominent when the fruitlets are still developing.

It is a traditional English hard-cider variety, producing a mild bittersweet juice.

Brown Snout cider apple trees for sale

  • 1Small 1-year bare-root tree $29.00
    Mature height: 6ft-9ft after 10 years
    G.11, G.41 rootstock
  • 2Medium 1-year bare-root tree $29.00
    Mature height: 8ft-12ft after 10 years
    G.210, G.890, G.935 rootstock

Brown Snout characteristics

  • Picking seasonLate
  • UsesHard cider
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
  • Juice styleBittersweet (cider)
  • Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Pollination group6
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • VigourAverage vigour
  • Bearing regularityBiennial tendency
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
  • General resistanceAverage
  • FireblightVery susceptible
  • Cold hardiness (USDA)(5) -20F / -29C
  • Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1800 - 1849
  • Fruit colorGreen - lightRusset