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Morgan Sweet cider apple trees

Malus domestica
Morgan Sweet

Morgan Sweet is a traditional English west-country cider variety, producing a full sweet cider juice.

Although now usually classified as a cider apple variety, Morgan Sweet can be used when fully ripe as a passable eating apple. Many city children evacuated to the Somerset countryside during the Second World War have fond memories of Morgan Sweet as an eating apple - it was often the only kind available at the time.

Morgan Sweet cider apple trees for sale

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History

West Country, 1800s.

Morgan Sweet characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Pollinating othersPoor
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer

Using

  • Picking seasonEarly
  • CroppingHeavy
  • Food usesJuiceHard cider
  • Juice styleSweet (cider)

Problems

    Climate

      Identification

      • Country of originUnited Kingdom
      • Period of origin1750 - 1799
      • Fruit colourGreen