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Brown Snout apple

Brown Snout is a traditional English hard-cider variety, producing a mild bittersweet juice.

USDA identification images for Brown Snout

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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    Harvest records for this variety

    2019 season

    • October  2019  - tree owned by Jon in Shaw Island, United States

    Origins

    • Species: Malus domestica

    Using

    • Picking season: Late
    • Cropping: Good
    • Keeping (of fruit): 2-3 weeks
    • Food uses: Hard cider
    • Juice style: Bittersweet (cider)

    Growing

    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 6
    • Ploidy: Diploid
    • 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: United Kingdom
    • Period of origin: 1800 - 1849
    • Fruit colour: Green - light
    • Fruit colour: Russet

    Where to buy fresh fruit

    The following orchards grow Brown Snout:

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