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Vilberie apple

Vilberie is a traditional French hard-cider variety, producing a very tannic but sweet bittersweet juice.

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Tree register

United States


  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 3862


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


  • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 6
  • Ploidy: Diploid


  • Cold hardiness (USDA): (5) -20F / -29C
  • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
  • Summer average maximum temperatures: Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)


  • Country of origin: France
  • Period of origin: 1800 - 1849
  • Fruit size: Average
  • Fruit colour: Green

Where to buy fresh fruit

United States

  • Washington

    • Skipley Farm, Snohomish        *** Feature Orchard ***

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