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Michelin cider apple trees

Malus domestica
Michelin
Michelin is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Picking season: Late
  • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 4
Michelin is a traditional French cider apple variety producing a bittersweet juice.

Michelin cider apple trees for sale

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Delivery charges

Delivery for a single tree starts at £9.95. It is calculated when you add trees to your basket, based on your postcode.

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Michelin is a traditional French cider apple variety producing a bittersweet juice.

Cider apple varieties tend to remain in use primarily in their area of origin but Michelin was imported to England in the 19th century and as a result has become popular in English-speaking cider regions as well.

How to grow

A reliable annual cropper, easy to grow. It is usually considered self-sterile but in practice seems to be partially self-fertile.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

History

Normandy, France - 18th century.

Michelin characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
  • Flowering group4
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesMild damp climates

Using

  • Picking seasonLate
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
  • Food usesHard cider

Problems

  • Disease resistanceAverage

Identification

  • Country of originFrance
  • Period of origin1750 - 1799
  • Fruit colourGreen - light