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Stembridge Jersey

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A seedling which originated from the Kingsbury Episcopi area of central Somerset.Introduced by Mr W.J. Stuckey and named after the local village of Stembridge. A biennial cropper producing small to medium fruits.Produces a bittersweet cider.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)

Accession No.
1989 - 109


Accession name
Stembridge Jersey
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
small-medium 1
Broad globose conical 1
48.02 mm 1
58.32 mm 1
weak-medium 1
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
low 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1

1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register