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Dunkerton's Late cider apple trees

Malus domestica
Dunkerton's Late is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
Dunkerton's Late is a traditional cider variety, producing a light sweet cider.

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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.

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
  • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators

Using

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

Identification

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