Dabinett Apple Cider

Apple Cider

Description: Dabinett is the most reliable cider variety. Skin is yellow-greenish flushed pinkish-red, smooth and waxy. Has a bittersweet juice that produces a high-quality, medium-dry cider on it's own. Flesh is greenish-white, sweet and astringent. A beautiful cluster of pinkish-white blossom in the spring that occasionally produces a secondary flower at any time during the year.

History: Raised in Martock, Somerset during 19th Century. Found as a seedling in a hedge in Middle Lambrook by Mr William Dabinett, thought to be a seedling on Chisel Jersey. Later propogated by Charles Porter, nurseryman.

Attributes

  • Uses: Cider
  • Picking month: November
  • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Pollination group: Pollination group 5

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