Browns Apple Cider

Apple Cider

Description: Browns is a traditional, Devonshire cider apple.The fruits are ground yellow, flushed dark red with a shiny, waxy skin. Flesh is generally white, but can sometimes be red fleshed. Produces a fruity, bittersharp, fresh and clean cider. Although bred as a cider variety, the fruit also makes a nice cooker with a sharp taste and a chewy texture. A healthy tree being resistant to scab and beautiful white blossom in late spring. Very vigorous, upright in habit and produces a phenomenal crop.

History: Raised by Mr Hill at Hill's Nursery, nr Staverton in Devon in the 1900s. Extensively planted throughout Somerset in the late 1990s.

Pollination Partners: Apple Kingston Black Apple Tremlett's Bitter Malus Comtesse de Paris Malus Golden Hornet

 

Attributes

  • Uses: Cider
  • Uses: Cooking
  • Picking month: October
  • Pollination group: Pollination group 5

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