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Similkameen Nurseries Ltd.

Apple "Brown Snout"

Regular price $41.50 CAD
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Order fulfilment occurs after harvest between April 1st - April 30th

Brown Snout

Traditional English Bittersweet Cider Apple

            [Acid- low; Sugar-medium/high; Tannin-medium]


Approachable, Nutty

Physical Attributes:
  • Shape: Smallish, round, slightly conical
  • Skin: Green-yellow skin, slight red blush and significant russeting from the calyx.
  • Flesh: White, soft, dry

            Aromas of nutty butterscotch and banana. Great mouthfeel, soft tannins, and a resinous flavour reminiscent of fir tips. Resinous,

Neat History:

            Identified in Yarkhill, Herefordshire in 1850 and has become a very popular cider apple throughout the United Kingdom

Growing Attributes:
  • Precocity: Late
  • Vigour: Above Average, upright, weak branches
  • Disease Tolerance: Poor
  • Zone Hardiness: 4-5 (Map Link)
  • Pollination Group: VI (Chart) (Diploid, Self-Fertile)
  • Cropping: Biennial, heavy crops
  • Picking Season: October
  • Storage: Poor
  • Special Care: Fruit drops as soon as it ripens. Spur-bearing


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