Michelin Apple Cider

Apple Cider

Description: Michelin is a traditional French cider apple. One of the most reliable and heavy cropping varieties. Skin is yellowish-green flushed pinkish-orange. Flesh is white, sweet with some astringency. Produces a bittersweet cider. The fruits drop when they are ripe! Upright tree in habit.

History: Originated from France. Introduced by Monsieur Legrant to Hereford for the Woolhope Society in 1884. Named after Monsieur Michelin. Extensively planted throughout Herefordshire from the 1920s, and is now the most widely planted cider apple.

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

Attributes

  • Uses: Cider
  • Picking month: October
  • Pollination group: Pollination group 5
  • Storing: November

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