Apple "Chisel Jersey"
Order fulfilment occurs after harvest between April 1st - April 30th
Full English Bittersweet Cider Apple
[Acid-low; Sugar-medium/high; tannin-high]
West-Country Style, Aromatic
- Shape: Medium, oblate
- Skin: Yellow with red blush and streaks. Some russeting from the top.
- Flesh: Greenish-white, grainy
Very aromatic with typical West-Country “barnyard, orchard-floor” aromas and a deep amber, bittersweet juice. Quite a strong flavour.
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.
- 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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