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Fruit tree comparison - Somerset Redstreak
Cider apple trees

Somerset Redstreak

An English cider apple variety producing a very high-quality bittersweet juice.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill?Average
CroppingGood
Fertility?Not self-fertile
Flowering group?5
Pollinating others?Average
Ploidy?Diploid
Vigour?Slightly large
Precocity?Precocious
Bearing regularity?Biennial tendency
Growth habitUpright
Fruit bearing?Spur-bearer
Fruit persistence?Normal ripening

Using

Picking season?Late
Use / keeping?2-3 weeks
Flavour quality?Very good
Flavour styleSharper
Juice styleBittersweet (cider)

Looking after

Overall disease resistance?Average

Identification

Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colourOrange / Red
Blossom colourPink - light
Leaf colourGreen