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Cider apple trees
Michelin

Michelin is a traditional French cider apple variety producing a bittersweet juice.
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Cider apple trees
Michelin
Picking monthNovember
Picking seasonLate
CroppingGood
Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
Fruit persistenceFruit drops when ripe
Flavour qualityGood
Food usesHard cider
Juice styleBittersweet (cider)
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Growing


Cider apple trees
Michelin
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
Flowering group4
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
VigourWeak growing
PrecocityPrecocious
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Problems


Cider apple trees
Michelin
Disease resistanceAverage
ScabSome resistance
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Climate


Cider apple trees
Michelin
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Mild damp 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
Michelin
Country of originFrance
Period of origin1750 - 1799
Leaf colourGreen
Fruit colourGreen - light
Fruit sizeSmall
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