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

Sorry we have not been able to produce any trees of this variety this season.

We may still be able to propagate it to order for you. Please contact us for more details.

Summary features of Tremlett's Bitter


  • 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?


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


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


  • 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.

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