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Doux Normandie cider apple tree

Doux Normandie
Doux Normandie is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Pollination group: 4
  • Uses: Hard cider

Doux Normandie is a traditional French cider apple variety originating from the cider-producing area of Normandie. The apples ripen late in the autumn - mid-October to November.

As its name suggests Doux Normandie produces a naturally sweet juice ("doux" in French).

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  • Semi-dwarf 1-year bare-root tree $37.95
    Mature height: 8ft-12ft after 10 years
    G.969 rootstock

How to grow

Doux Normandie is a vigorous tree.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

Doux Normandie characteristics

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Pollination group4
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • Picking seasonVery late
  • UsesHard cider
  • Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
  • Summer maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
  • Country of originFrance
  • Fruit colorOrange flush