Cider apple trees on SEMI-DWARFING rootstocks. These are a selection of specialty cider varieties from the English and French cider traditions. They make superior cider (in the right hands!) and are to the cider world as to the Pinot Noir or Chardonnay are to the world of wine.
Ripens: March A medium sized yellow-green fruit ripening mid-season (March). A bitter-sweet variety, originating in Yvetot, France. Produces medium cider, and often used for blending. Partially self-fertile.
Ripens: March Famously developed by Bulmers in Hereford, UK. Bitter-sweet. A very vigorous tree, produces good crops of medium sized green apples, has lots of strong tannins so makes a good juice for blending.