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Similkameen Nurseries Ltd.

Apple "Cap of Liberty"

Regular price $46.26 CAD
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Order fulfilment occurs after harvest between April 1st - April 30th

Cap of Liberty

Mainstay English Bittersharp Cider Apple

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


Vintage-worthy, West Country Style


Physical Attributes:
  • Shape: Small, round-squat to oblong
  • Skin: Greenish-yellow background with significant red blush and prominent white lenticels.
  • Flesh: White-Yellow

            Complex spiced aromas, amber juice and somewhat unbalanced bitterness.

Neat History:

            Traditional English bittersharp apple with unknown, but very old roots – between the 11th and 14th centuries – though likely from Murtock, Somerset.

Growing Attributes:
  • Precocity:
  • Vigour: Vigorous, spreading bushy habit
  • Disease Tolerance: Below average
  • Zone Hardiness: 5 (Map Link)
  • Pollination Group: III (Chart) (Diploid, Self-Sterile)
  • Cropping: Biennial, heavy crops
  • Picking Season: Late September
  • Storage: Poor
  • Special Care: Juices best after a week of sweating.


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