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Cider apple trees
Chisel Jersey

Chisel Jersey is a traditional English hard cider apple variety, producing a bittersweet juice.
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Cider apple trees
Chisel Jersey
Picking seasonVery late
CroppingGood
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
Flavour qualityVery good
WildlifeRHS perfect for pollinators
Food usesHard cider
Juice styleBittersweet (cider)
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Growing


Cider apple trees
Chisel Jersey
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group6
Pollinating othersPoor
PloidyDiploid
VigourVigorous
PrecocityPrecocious
Bearing regularityBiennial tendency
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Problems


Cider apple trees
Chisel Jersey
MildewSome susceptibility
FireblightSome susceptibility
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Climate


Cider apple trees
Chisel Jersey
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Cold-hardinessCold-hardy
Cold hardiness (USDA)(4) -30F / -34C
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
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Identification


Cider apple trees
Chisel Jersey
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1800 - 1849
Leaf colourGreen
Fruit colourOrange / Red
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