Damelot Cider Apple


Damelot Cider Apple

Malus spp. Fall. Vintage mild bittersweet cider apple. Unknown parentage. Rare French cider apple first brought to the U.S. in 1948. Possibly from Sarthe, in northwest France.

Selected from the USDA collection in Geneva, NY, by John Bunker in 2015 and has been growing well at Super Chilly Farm in Palermo ever since. Small round golden-yellow fruit with a pink blush and abundant blackish-russet dots. Fruit stays firm through mid-November and presses into high-quality aromatic juice. Slightly bitter, mildly sweet, fragrant and floral with almost no acidity. Suitable for a single varietal cider. (SG 1.080, Brix 19)

Vigorous hardy spreading tree with a domed crown. Blooms midseason. Z4. Maine Grown. (Semi-dwarf: 2½–5' bare-root trees)

201 Damelot
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All apple trees require a second variety for pollination.

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