Tremlett's Bitter cider apple trees

Tremlett's Bitter cider apple tree

Tremlett's Bitter is a traditional English cider apple variety producing a bittersweet juice.

Tremlett's Bitter cider apple trees for sale

Order now for delivery from 13th December

Mature size* Supplied as Price Quantity

Bare-root fruit trees

Large  (3m - 4m after 5-10 years) 2-year - bare-root - MM106 rootstock  central leader £27.95

Delivery period: Pot-grown trees can be delivered from September onwards. Bare-root trees can be delivered from mid-November onwards. Within those periods you can specify your preferred month of delivery during the checkout process. It is best to order as soon as you can to ensure items are reserved for you.

*Mature size: Height shown is the approximate height of the tree when mature (after 5-10 years), not the height when supplied. See photos of trees as supplied. Actual mature heights may vary considerably dependent on your local conditions and training and pruning regime.

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Summary features of Tremlett's Bitter

Growing

  • Gardening skill: Average?
  • Cropping: Good
  • Fertility: Not self-fertile?
  • Flowering group: 5?
  • Pollinating others: Average?
  • Ploidy: Diploid?
  • Vigour: Average growth?
  • Precocity: Precocious?
  • Bearing regularity: Regular?
  • Fruit bearing: Spur-bearer?
  • Fruit persistence: Fruit drops when ripe?

Uses

  • Picking season: Late?
  • Flavour quality: Good?
  • Good for cider
  • Juice style: Bittersweet (cider)

Identification

  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Period of origin: 1850 - 1899
  • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Popularity: Rarely grown?

Climate

  • Temperate climates
  • Mild / damp climates?
  • Planting position: Full sun preferred

Pollination guide for Tremlett's Bitter

Tremlett's Bitter is in flowering group 5. Tremlett's Bitter is self-sterile and needs to be pollinated by another tree of a different variety nearby. Like all cider-apple varieties it can also be pollinated by most other apple varieties or crab-apples flowering at the same time.

How to grow Tremlett's Bitter cider apple trees

The blossom has some frost resistance.

Historical details

Devon, England - 19th century.

Botanical name

Malus domestica 'Tremlett's Bitter'


UK-grown trees All our trees are grown in the UK.