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Chisel Jersey apple

Chisel Jersey
Cider apple. Fruit green with red flush. Bittersweet flavor.

Chisel Jersey apple identification images

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  • Chisel Jersey
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USDA identification images for Chisel Jersey

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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    Spring blossom records for this variety

    2020 season

    • 20th May  2020  - tree owned by Eric in Bristol, United Kingdom

    2017 season

    • 12th May  2017  - tree owned by Eric in Bristol, United Kingdom

    2016 season

    • 30th May  2016  - tree owned by Eric in Bristol, United Kingdom

    2014 season

    • 20th May  2014  - tree owned by Eric in Bristol, United Kingdom

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    • Species: Malus domestica - Apple
    • Originates from: England, United Kingdom
    • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1989-072


    • Country of origin: United Kingdom
    • Period of origin: 1800 - 1849
    • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
    • Leaf colour: Green
    • Popularity: Rarely grown
    • Annual cycle: Deciduous


    • Picking season: Very late
    • Flavour quality: Very good
    • Juice style: Bittersweet (cider)
    • Cropping: Good
    • Fruit persistence: Normal ripening
    • Food uses: Hard cider
    • Picking period: early November
    • Wildlife: RHS Plants for Pollinators


    • Gardening skill: Average
    • Flowering group: 6
    • Pollinating others: Poor
    • Ploidy: Diploid
    • Vigour: Vigorous
    • Precocity: Precocious
    • Bearing regularity: Biennial tendency
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile


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

    Other qualities

    • Powdery mildew: Some susceptibility
    • Fire blight: Some susceptibility

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    United States


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