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Calville Blanc D'Hiver Dwarfing

Prized in the kitchen - famous for making delicious 'tartes aux pommes' as it holds its shape when cooked. Under an irregular yellowish russeted skin, it has an appealing aromatic flesh that is wonderful eaten fresh and excellent for making cider. A true historic apple dating back to the 1600's in Normandy, France. Tends to be a tip bearer, so simply observe which lateral shoots are flowering and dont prune these all off during summer.

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Specifications

Ripening Time May - June
Fertility Needs 2-3 pollinators (doesn't produces viable pollen - triploid)
Growth Habit Can be espaliered and kept to 1.5 - 2.5m. Free standing tree grows to around 2 -2.5m tall.
Rootstock Dwarfing rootstock
Chill Tolerance Normal chill
Plant Sizes Normal: approx 70-130cm bare rooted; Small: approx 50-70cm bare rooted

Pollination Guide

  • Pollination is far simpler than most people think. Generally, unless self fertile simply get 2 or more different varieties in the same group (eg pears) to ensure adequate pollination. A more comprehensive explanation can be found in our Pollination Guide
  • More information on Espaliering
  • More information in our Articles and on planting and pruning.
  • Answers to Common Questions.

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Calville Blanc D'Hiver Dwarfing

Calville Blanc D'Hiver Dwarfing

Prized in the kitchen - famous for making delicious 'tartes aux pommes' as it holds its shape when cooked. Under an irregular yellowish russeted skin, it has an appealing aromatic flesh that is wonderful eaten fresh and excellent for making cider. A true historic apple dating back to the 1600's in Normandy, France.