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Similkameen Nurseries Ltd.

Apple "Chisel Jersey"

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Chisel Jersey

Full English Bittersweet Cider Apple

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

Cider

West-Country Style, Aromatic

 

Physical Attributes:
  • Shape: Medium, oblate
  • Skin: Yellow with red blush and streaks. Some russeting from the top.
  • Flesh: Greenish-white, grainy
Flavour:

Very aromatic with typical West-Country “barnyard, orchard-floor” aromas and a deep amber, bittersweet juice. Quite a strong flavour.

Neat History:

Sometime in the 19th century near Martock, Somerset England, 19th century. The name may come from the old English/Germanic word chesil which means pebble, and “jersey” is applied to bittersweet cultivars from Somerset.

Growing Attributes:
  • Precocity: Early
  • Vigour: Highly
  • Disease Tolerance: Poor
  • Zone Hardiness: 4 (Map Link)
  • Pollination Group: VI (Chart) (Diploid, Self-Fertile)
  • Cropping: Biennial tendency
  • Picking Season: November
  • Storage: Poor
  • Special Care: Spur-bearing, characteristic offset trunks and branching.

 

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