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Bedan apple

Bedan is a traditional French bittersweet cider variety.

USDA identification images for Bedan

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.


    Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.

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    Origins

    • Species: Malus domestica

    Using

    • Picking season: Very late
    • Cropping: Heavy
    • Keeping (of fruit): 1-2 months
    • Food uses: Hard cider
    • Juice style: Bittersweet (cider)

    Growing

    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 6
    • Ploidy: Diploid
    • Bearing regularity: Regular

    Climate

    • Cold-hardiness: Cold-hardy
    • Cold hardiness (USDA): (5) -20F / -29C
    • Cold hardiness (USDA): (6) -10F / -23C
    • Cold hardiness (USDA): (7) 0F / -18C
    • Cold hardiness (USDA): (8) 10F / -12C
    • Cold hardiness (USDA): (9) 20F / -7C
    • Cold hardiness (USDA): (10) 30F / -1C
    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)

    Identification

    • Country of origin: France
    • Period of origin: 1850 - 1899
    • Fruit size: Small
    • Fruit colour: Green / Yellow
    • Fruit colour: Orange

    Where to buy trees

    The following tree nurseries offer Bedan apple trees for sale:

    • Red Rock Orchards Ltd
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    Where to buy fresh fruit

    The following orchards grow Bedan:

    Canada




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