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Tom Putt cider apple trees

Malus domestica
Tom Putt
Tom Putt is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators

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.

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Tom Putt cider apple trees for sale

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree M116 rootstock £26.95
    Medium tree (2m-3m after 10 years)
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  • BR22-year bush-trained bare-root tree MM106 rootstock £32.75
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
  • BR32-year bare-root tree MM106 rootstock £32.95
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  • BR41-year bare-root tree M25 rootstock £26.50
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  • BR52-year (1.75m) bare-root tree M25 rootstock £35.50
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Next deliveries

Order now for delivery from October 2021 for pot grown trees or December onwards for bare-root trees. Mixed pot grown and bare-root trees orders will be sent out from December onwards.

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
  • 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