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Stoke Red apple

A classic English cider variety, producing a high-quality bittersharp juice.

Stoke Red identification images

USDA identification images for Stoke Red

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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    Canada

    • Dan in Vittoria, ONTARIO

    Australia

    • Hayden in Winslow, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA

    Origins

    • Species: Malus domestica
    • Introduced: Early 20th century

    Using

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

    Growing

    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 6
    • 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: United Kingdom
    • Period of origin: 1900 - 1949
    • Leaf colour: Green
    • Fruit colour: Orange / Red

    Where to buy trees

    The following tree nurseries offer Stoke Red apple trees for sale:

    • Red Rock Orchards Ltd
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    Where to buy fresh fruit

    The following orchards grow Stoke Red:

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