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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

Growing

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

Using

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

Looking after

Overall disease resistance? Good

Identification

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