Hangy Down Apple Cider

Apple Cider

Description: Hangy Down, also known as the Pocket Apple is traditional west country variety. An unusual habit, compact tree with many twiggy branches which droop when full with fruit, hence the name. Fruit is green, smooth and waxy, flushed pinkish-orange. Flesh is yellowish-white, sweet in taste and very soft. Produces a mild bittersweet, average quality cider. A good cropper and an excellent addition to any cider mixture.

History: Originated from Glastonbury. Widely distributed throughout Somerset and North Devon where it's planted in old trial orchards.

Pollination Partners: Apple Hangy Down Apple Harry Masters Jersey Apple Red Foxwhelp Apple Michelin Apple Yarlington Mill

 

Attributes

  • Uses: Cider
  • Pollination group: Pollination group 4
  • Picking month: October

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