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Similkameen Nurseries Ltd.

Apple "Domaine"

Regular price $41.50 CAD
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Domaine

French Bitter Cider Apple

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

Cider

Phenolic, Rich, Temperate

 

Physical Attributes:
  • Shape: Medium, flattish round
  • Skin: Yellow-Green with red blush
  • Flesh: Greenish, grainy, fast oxidizer
Flavour:

          Highly phenolic aromas of rubber and asphalt, lending a bitter juice, with a strong flavour after fermentation. A preferred apple for Calvados, Ice Cider and Brandy.

Neat History:

          1850's Pays d'Auge, Normandy, highly prized as one of the top 13 cultivars for cidermaking.

Growing Attributes:
  • Precocity (Maturity): Average
  • Vigour: Average
  • Disease Tolerance: Above average resistance to fireblight
  • Zone Hardiness: 5 (Map Link) prefers a cooler summer
  • Pollination Group: II (Chart) (Triploid)
  • Cropping: Biennial tendency, good cropper
  • Picking Season: Late October
  • Special Care: Fragile branches, spur-bearing

 

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