Campfield cider apple trees

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

Item
Mature height*
Price
Quantity
1-year Campfield cider apple trees bare-root
Small (6ft-9ft) mature height
$32.00
1-year Campfield cider apple trees bare-root
Medium (8ft-12ft) mature height
$32.00
1-year Campfield cider apple trees bare-root
Large (10ft-16ft) mature height
$29.00
1-year Campfield cider apple trees bare-root
Full-size (16ft-24ft) mature height
$29.00

You can pre-order trees now for delivery when shipping starts (fall for warmer zones, or next spring), you won't be asked to pay until nearer the time.

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


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

Using

  • Picking season: Late
  • Uses: Hard cider
  • Cropping: Good
  • Keeping (of fruit): 1-2 months
  • Juice style: Bittersweet (cider)

Growing

  • Gardening skill: Average
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Pollination group: 3
  • Pollinating others: Average
  • Ploidy: Diploid
  • Vigour: Slightly large
  • Bearing regularity: Regular
  • Fruit bearing: Spur-bearer

Disease resistance

  • General resistance: Average

Climate

  • Cold hardiness (USDA): (4) -30F / -34C (5) -20F / -29C (6) -10F / -23C (7) 0F / -18C
  • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F) Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F) Cold (< 20C / 67F)

Identification

  • Country of origin: United States
  • Period of origin: 1800 - 1849
  • Fruit size: Average

Similar varieties

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