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Domaine cider apple tree

Domaine is a traditional French cider apple, producing a bittersharp juice. It is one of the primary varieties registered for cider production in the Pays d'Auge in Normandy.

Domaine cider apple trees for sale

  • Small 1-year bare-root tree $34.25
    Mature height: 6ft-9ft after 10 years
    G.11 rootstock

How to grow

Domaine seems to be more resistant to fireblight than some other French varieties. (Fireblight was unknown in French cider orchards until recently, so it is not a disease which traditional French varieties would have been selected as resistant to).

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

Domaine characteristics

  • Picking seasonLate
  • UsesHard cider
  • CroppingGood
  • Juice styleBittersharp (cider)
  • FireblightVery resistantSome susceptibility
  • ScabSome susceptibility
  • Summer maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
  • Country of originFrance