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Binet Rouge apple

Binet Rouge is a well-known French cider variety, classified as a bittersweet, and often used in the manufacture of Calvados.

The same word can be seen in the English Dabinett cider variety, although it is not thought these varieties are related.

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  • 01 Jan 2010  Orange Pippin,  United Kingdom
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United States


  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Originates from: France
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1235
  • Some historical details taken with kind permission from 'The New Book of Apples' by Joan Morgan and Alison Richards , illustrated by Elisabeth Dowle, published by Ebury Press, 2002.


  • Flowering period: Mid-Late season
  • Flowering group: 4
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Ploidy: Diploid
  • Pollinating others: Good
  • Vigour: Slightly small
  • Bearing regularity: Biennial tendency
  • Gardening skill: Some skill needed

Where to buy trees

The following tree nurseries offer Binet Rouge apple trees for sale:

  • Red Rock Orchards Ltd
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Where to buy fresh fruit

No orchards have registered as growing this variety. If you grow this and want to register please go to our Orchard Registration form.

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