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Fruit tree comparison - Porter's Perfection
Cider apple trees

Porter's Perfection

Porter's Perfection is a 19th century English cider variety producing a bittersharp juice.  Remove this variety from the comparison


Gardening skill? Average
Cropping Heavy
Fertility? Not self-fertile
Flowering group? 2
Pollinating others? Average
Ploidy? Diploid
Vigour? Large
Bearing regularity? Biennial tendency
Fruit bearing? Spur-bearer
Fruit persistence? Normal ripening


Picking season? Late
Flavour quality? Good
Juice style Bittersharp (cider)

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Overall disease resistance? Good


Country of origin United Kingdom
Period of origin 1800 - 1849
Fruit colour Orange flush
Leaf colour Green