Apple Chisel Jersey

Apple Chisel Jersey

An old variety of cider apple from Somerset, dating back to the late 19th century. Medium-sized, unevenly-shaped, greenish-brown apples with a crimson flush, giving a strong, bittersweet juice high in tannin and sugar, best blended with a sweeter variety. Apple Chisel Jersey is a vigorous, upright tree, and a spur-bearer. Very cold hardy and late flowering, it’s a good choice for colder areas. Susceptible to scab. Reliable cropper if its tendency to biennial bearing is countered by thinning the fruit. A poor pollinator, and incompatible with Dabinett, which flowers at the same time.

Site: Some shelter
Soil: Any reasonably well drained
Position: Crops best in full sun
Pick: Early November
Keep: November-January
Hardiness: Hardy
Pollination: Pollination Group 6 (pollinates with Groups 5, 6 and 7)
Uses: Cider apple

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During the bareroot season, our apples are pre pruned before being dispatched by mail order.

Type | Size: Bareroot 1yr
Rootstock: MM106
Price
£18
Tax included. Shipping calculated at checkout.

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Only 4 left in stock!

IMPORTANT UPDATE: 13/02/24

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