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Broxwood Foxwhelp apple

A sport of the old English Foxwhelp cider variety, produces a bittersharp juice. Considered one of the best cider varieties.

Broxwood Foxwhelp identification images

USDA identification images for Broxwood Foxwhelp

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.


    This variety is a sport (natural genetic mutation) of: Foxwhelp

    Visitor reviews

    • 20 Nov 2015  LANARKSHIRE, United Kingdom
      Although this is a cider variety the juice is well worth drinking. It is very very sharp, but once you get used to that it is most refreshing, and has a good red fruit flavour

    Tree register

    New Zealand


    • Species: Malus domestica
    • Parentage: Sport of Foxwhelp
    • Introduced: 1920s


    • Picking season: Late
    • Food uses: Hard cider


    • Ploidy: Diploid
    • Bearing regularity: Regular


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


    • Leaf colour: Green
    • Fruit colour: Red

    Where to buy fresh fruit

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    United States

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