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Red Foxwhelp cider apple trees

Malus domestica
Red Foxwhelp
Red Foxwhelp is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
Red Foxwhelp is an old English cider apple variety which produces a dull red bittersweet juice.

Red Foxwhelp cider apple trees for sale

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree MM111 rootstock £29.50
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
Next deliveries

Pre-order now for delivery from September onwards for pot grown trees or December for bare-root trees and mixed orders.

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.

Red Foxwhelp is a highly-regarded traditional English cider apple.

Cider produced from this variety often has a red tint and is capable of achieving a high alcohol content.

Red Foxwhelp characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group5
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
  • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators

Using

  • Picking seasonVery late
  • CroppingGood
  • Food usesHard cider
  • Juice styleBittersweet (cider)

Problems

  • CankerSome susceptibility

Identification

  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1650 - 1699
  • Fruit colourOrange / Red

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