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Brown's Apple

A traditional English cider variety, produces sharp juice.

Brown's Apple identification images

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USDA identification images for Brown's Apple

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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    • 01 Jan 2010  United Kingdom
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    • Dan in Vittoria, ONTARIO

    New Zealand


    • Vladimir in Pavlograd, DNEPROPETROVSK REGION

    Spring blossom records for this variety

    2014 season

    • 7th May  2014  - tree owned by Jeff in Reading, United States

    2013 season

    • 4th May  2013  - tree owned by Jeff in Reading, United States

    2012 season

    • 21st April  2012  - tree owned by Jeff in Reading, United States

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    Harvest records for this variety

    2012 season

    • 3rd week October  2012  - tree owned by Bill in , United Kingdom
    • 1st week October  2012  - tree owned by Michael in Lore City, United States


    • Species: Malus domestica


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


    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 5
    • Ploidy: Diploid
    • Bearing regularity: Biennial tendency


    • Cold-hardiness: Cold-hardy
    • Cold hardiness (USDA): (4) -30F / -34C
    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)


    • Country of origin: United Kingdom
    • Period of origin: 1900 - 1949
    • Leaf colour: Green
    • Fruit size: Average
    • Fruit colour: Orange / Red

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