Harry Masters Jersey Cider Apple


Harry Masters Jersey Cider Apple

Malus spp. Fall. Medium-full bittersweet cider apple. Often called Port Wine in north Somerset. Probably introduced by Harry Masters, Yarlington Mill, Woolston, Somerset, England, before 1900.

High-quality bittersweet variety recommended for blending with other fall varieties. Soft astringent tannins. (SG 1.056, acidity 0.20%, tannin 0.32%) Becoming popular commercially in New England. One of the mainstays of Farnum Hill Cider in New Hampshire. Medium-large oblate-conic fruit, mostly covered with bright red stripes and blush, and a splash of yellow russet around the stem. Narrow upright tree form. Harry Masters himself was the miller at Yarlington Mill.

Harry Masters Jersey and Yarlington Mill are thought to be of the same parentage. Blooms midseason. Z4. Maine Grown. (Standard: 3–6' bare-root trees; semi-dwarf: 2½–5' bare-root trees)

205 Harry Masters Jersey
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205 A: on standard stock, 1 for $38.50
205 C: on M111 semi-dwarfing stock, 1 for $38.50
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