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Harry Masters Jersey cider apple tree

Harry Masters Jersey

Harry Masters Jersey is a traditional English cider apple variety, producing a bittersweet juice.

It comes from the county of Somerset, and was in use in the early 20th century. It is possibly a seedling of Yarlington Mill.

Harry Masters Jersey cider apple trees for sale

  • 1Small 1-year bare-root tree $34.25
    Mature height: 6ft-9ft after 10 years
    G.11 rootstock
  • 2Medium 1-year bare-root tree $34.25
    Mature height: 8ft-12ft after 10 years
    G.30 rootstock

Harry Masters Jersey characteristics

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Pollination group4
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • Bearing regularityBiennial tendency
  • Fruit bearingTip-bearer
  • Picking seasonVery late
  • UsesHard cider
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
  • Juice styleBittersweet (cider)
  • General resistanceAverage
  • ScabSome susceptibility
  • Cold hardiness (USDA)(5) -20F / -29C
  • Summer maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1900 - 1949
  • Fruit colorOrange / Red
  • Fruit sizeAverage

Similar varieties

  • See also Yarlington Mill
    Yarlington Mill
    Yarlington Mill is a traditional English cider apple variety producing a bittersweet juice.