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Dunkerton's Late cider apple trees

Malus domestica
  • Picking season: Very late
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 3

As the name suggests Dunkerton's Late is a late-season cider apple. It produces a light-bodied fairly sweet single-varietal cider or can be used in cider blends.

Dunkerton's Late cider apple trees for sale

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree MM111 rootstock £23.95
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
  • BR21-year bare-root tree M25 rootstock £24.50
    Very large tree (4m-7m after 10 years)
Pre-ordering

You can pre-order now for delivery from late August / early September 2021 for pot grown trees (or late November / early December for bare-root). You do not need to pay at this stage - just add items to the basket and checkout as usual.

History

This variety was raised in the 1940s by Mr Dunkerton of Baltonsborough near Glastonbury.

Dunkerton's Late characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage

Using

  • Picking monthNovember
  • Picking seasonVery late
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
  • Food usesHard cider
  • Juice styleSweeter

Problems

    Climate

      Identification

      • Country of originUnited Kingdom
      • Period of origin1900 - 1949
      • Fruit colourGreen / Red
      • Fruit sizeAverage