Mettais cider apple trees

Malus domestica 'Mettais'

  • Gardening skill: Average
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Pollination group: 2
  • Uses: Hard cider

Mettais is one of the few French traditional cider varieties that can be used for single-varietal cider, as well as blended cider. It produces a bittersweet juice.

Mettais cider apple trees for sale

Item
Mature height*
Price
Quantity
1-year Mettais cider apple trees bare-root
G.11 rootstock
Small (6ft-9ft) mature height
$29.00
1-year Mettais cider apple trees bare-root
Medium (8ft-12ft) mature height
$32.00
Out of stock

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


Mettais characteristics

Using

  • Uses: Hard cider
  • Cropping: Good
  • Juice style: Bittersweet (cider)
  • Fruit persistence: Normal ripening

Growing

  • Gardening skill: Average
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Pollination group: 2
  • Vigour: Average vigour

Climate

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

Identification

  • Country of origin: France
  • Period of origin: 1850 - 1899
  • Fruit color: Green / Red
  • Fruit size: Average
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