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Campfield cider apple tree

Malus domestica 'Campfield'

Campfield is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
A cold-hardy late-season bittersweet cider variety.

Campfield cider apple trees for sale

  • Small 1-year bare-root tree $35.95
    Mature height: 6ft-9ft after 10 years
    Dwarf rootstock
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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.

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.

History

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

Campfield characteristics

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Pollination group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • Bearing regularityRegular
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
  • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Picking seasonLate
  • UsesHard cider
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
  • Juice styleBittersweet (cider)
  • General resistanceAverage
  • Cold hardiness (USDA)(4) -30F / -34C(5) -20F / -29C(6) -10F / -23C(7) 0F / -18C
  • Summer 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.