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Tom Putt cider apple trees

Malus domestica
Tom Putt is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
An old traditional English cider variety with a sharp juice, which can also be used for cooking.
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Tom Putt cider apple trees for sale

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree M116 rootstock £30.00
    Medium tree (2m-3m after 10 years)
  • BR21-year bare-root tree MM106 rootstock £29.50
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
  • BR32-year bush-trained bare-root tree MM106 rootstock £37.95
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
  • BR42-year bare-root tree MM106 rootstock £40.00
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
  • BR51-year bare-root tree M25 rootstock £30.00
    Very large tree (4m-7m after 10 years)
  • BR62-year (1.75m) bare-root tree M25 rootstock £41.00
    Very large tree (4m-7m 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.

Tom Putt is an old English cider variety, which can also be used for cooking. The fruit size is quite large for a cider variety, and the sharp flavor mellows when cooked.

How to grow

Like many old varieties, Tom Putt has good natural disease resistance.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

History

Thought to originate in Somerset or Devon, in south-west England, in the late 18th century.

Tom Putt characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersPoor
  • PloidyTriploid
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesMild damp climates
  • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators

Using

  • Picking seasonEarly
  • CroppingGood
  • Food usesCulinaryJuiceHard ciderTraditional cooker
  • Juice styleSharp (cider)

Problems

  • Disease resistanceGood
  • ScabSome resistance

Identification

  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1750 - 1799

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