Brown Snout cider apple trees

  • Gardening skill: Average
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Pollination group: 6
  • Uses: Hard cider

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

Item
Mature height*
Price
Quantity
1-year Brown Snout cider apple trees bare-root
Small (6ft-9ft) mature height
$29.00
Out of stock
1-year Brown Snout cider apple trees bare-root
G.935 rootstock
Medium (8ft-12ft) mature height
$29.00

*Find out more about the apple rootstocks we use to control the mature height.


Brown Snout characteristics

Using

  • Picking season: Late
  • Uses: Hard cider
  • Cropping: Good
  • Keeping (of fruit): 2-3 weeks
  • Juice style: Bittersweet (cider)
  • Fruit persistence: Normal ripening

Growing

  • Gardening skill: Average
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Pollination group: 6
  • Pollinating others: Average
  • Ploidy: Diploid
  • Vigour: Average vigour
  • Bearing regularity: Biennial tendency
  • Fruit bearing: Spur-bearer

Disease resistance

  • General resistance: Average
  • Fireblight: Very susceptible

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: 1800 - 1849
  • Fruit color: Green - light Russet
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