Harry Masters Jersey cider apple trees

Harry Masters Jersey
  • Gardening skill: Average
  • Pollination group: 4
  • Uses: Hard cider
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile

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

Item
Mature height*
Price
Quantity
1-year Harry Masters Jersey cider apple trees bare-root
G.11 rootstock
Small (6ft-9ft) mature height
$29.00
Out of stock
1-year Harry Masters Jersey cider apple trees bare-root
Medium (8ft-12ft) mature height
$29.00
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Harry Masters Jersey characteristics

Using

  • Picking season: Very late
  • Uses: Hard cider
  • Cropping: Good
  • Keeping (of fruit): 2-3 weeks
  • Juice style: Bittersweet (cider)
  • Fruit persistence: Fruit drops when ripe

Growing

  • Gardening skill: Average
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Pollination group: 4
  • Pollinating others: Average
  • Ploidy: Diploid
  • Vigour: Weak growing
  • Precocity: Precocious
  • Bearing regularity: Biennial tendency
  • Fruit bearing: Tip-bearer

Disease resistance

  • General resistance: Average
  • Scab: Some susceptibility

Climate

  • Cold hardiness (USDA): (5) -20F / -29C
  • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F)

Identification

  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Period of origin: 1900 - 1949
  • Fruit color: Orange / Red
  • Fruit size: Average

Similar varieties

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