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Tremlett's Bitter

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in the Exe Valley, Devon. Flowers are very sensitive to frost which may contribute to the trees biennial cropping pattern. Susceptible to scab. Produces a full bittersweet cider.

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

Accession No.
1989 - 117

  

Accession name
Tremlett's Bitter
Flowering time  ›››
27th April10% flowering
29th AprilFull (80%) flowering
8th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
small-medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
57.80 mm 1
Width
60.70 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Strong 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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