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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.

USDA identification images for Binet Rouge

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): 2-3 weeks
    • Food uses: Hard cider
    • Juice style: Bittersweet (cider)

    Growing

    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Ploidy: Diploid
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading / Vase
    • Bearing regularity: Biennial tendency

    Climate

    • Cold-hardiness: Cold-hardy
    • Cold hardiness (USDA): (5) -20F / -29C
    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)

    Identification

    • Country of origin: France
    • Fruit size: Small

    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

    The following orchards grow Binet Rouge:

    Canada




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