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Howes Cider Apple Fall. Bittersharp cider apple. Unknown parentage. Thought to be a seedling of Jonathan. Bear Swamp Orchard intro, Ashfield, Mass., 2009. Seedling recently discovered by orchardist and cidermaker Steve Gougeon in his family’s orchard in Ashfield, Mass.

Small yellow fruit with a deep red blush. SG 1.058, pH 3.5, medium acidity and high tannins. Steve wrote to John that “on its own some pretty intense hard cider, great for blending…good tannins, very fruity flavors, ferments really clean…it seems really promising.” Recommended for trial in all cider apple growing areas.

Scab resistant. Annually bearing. Blooms late season. Z4-7. Maine Grown. (3-6' bare-root trees)

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