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Campfield cider apple tree

Malus domestica 'Campfield'

  • Gardening skill: Average
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Pollination group: 3
  • Uses: Hard cider

Campfield is an antique cold-hardy cider apple variety, which produces a bittersweet juice.

It is considered the ideal partner for Harrison in cider blends.

Campfield cider apple trees for sale

  • 1Small 1-year bare-root tree $32.00
    Mature height: 6ft-9ft after 10 years
    Dwarf rootstock
  • 2Medium 1-year bare-root tree $32.00
    Mature height: 8ft-12ft after 10 years
    Semi-dwarf rootstock

How to grow

Campfield flowers in the early / mid-season so most other early or mid-bloom apples will pollinate it.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

Historical details

The origins of Campfield are not known, it probably arose in the eastern states in the late 18th century.

Campfield characteristics

  • Picking seasonLate
  • UsesHard cider
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
  • Juice styleBittersweet (cider)
  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Pollination group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • VigourSlightly large
  • Bearing regularityRegular
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
  • General resistanceAverage
  • Cold hardiness (USDA)(4) -30F / -34C(5) -20F / -29C(6) -10F / -23C(7) 0F / -18C
  • Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)Cold (< 20C / 67F)
  • Country of originUnited States
  • Period of origin1800 - 1849
  • Fruit sizeAverage

Similar varieties

  • Harrison
    Harrison and Campfield are ideal partners for cider blends.