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Calville Blanc D'Hiver Semi-Dwarfing

Apart from being a famous culinary apple, it's well known for making excellent cider. Sharp. Dating back to the 1600's in Normandy, France. Under an irregular yellowish russeted skin, it has an appealing aromatic flesh. Tip-bearing. Needs pollination from other varieties.

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Specifications

Ripening Time May - June
Fertility Needs 2-3 pollinators (doesn't produces viable pollen - triploid)
Growth Habit Free standing tree growing to around 2 - 3.5m tall and 3-4m wide.
Rootstock Semi-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 Semi-Dwarfing

Calville Blanc D'Hiver Semi-Dwarfing

Apart from being a famous culinary apple, it's well known for making excellent cider. Sharp. Dating back to the 1600's in Normandy, France. Under an irregular yellowish russeted skin, it has an appealing aromatic flesh. Tip-bearing. Needs pollination from other varieties.