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Harry Masters Jersey cider apple trees

Malus domestica
Harry Masters Jersey

Harry Masters Jersey is a traditional English cider apple variety, producing a bittersweet juice.

Harry Masters Jersey cider apple trees for sale

Pot-grown

All pot-grown trees are suitable for planting out in the garden, some are suitable for growing in containers.

  • PG1Premium half-standard 12L pot-grown tree MM106 rootstock £44.50
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)

Bare-root

  • BR12-year bare-root tree M116 rootstock £29.95
    Medium tree (2m-3m after 10 years)
  • BR21-year bare-root tree MM106 rootstock £19.95
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
  • BR32-year bare-root tree MM106 rootstock £29.95
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
  • BR41-year bare-root tree M25 rootstock £19.95
    Very large tree (4m-7m after 10 years)
  • BR52-year (1.75m) bare-root tree M25 rootstock £34.95
    Very large tree (4m-7m after 10 years)

History

Somerset, England - early 20th century. Possibly a seedling of Yarlington Mill.

Harry Masters Jersey characteristics

Using

  • Picking monthOctober
  • CroppingGood
  • Picking seasonVery late
  • Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
  • Fruit persistenceFruit drops when ripe
  • Flavour qualityVery good
  • Food usesHard cider
  • Juice styleBittersweet (cider)

Growing

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group4
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • VigourWeak growing
  • PrecocityPrecocious
  • Bearing regularityBiennial tendency
  • Fruit bearingTip-bearer

Problems

  • Disease resistanceAverage
  • ScabSome susceptibility

Climate

  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesMild damp climates
  • Cold-hardinessCold-hardy
  • Cold hardiness (USDA)(5) -20F / -29C
  • Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)

Identification

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