Binet Rouge Cider AppleLate Fall. Traditional French mild bittersweet cider apple. Unknown parentage. Probably from Normandy, France.
Bore and Fleckinger classify it as sweet. SG 1.056-1.072. Small round angular fruit, somewhat oblate and truncate, with a deep red blush covering about three quarters of the fruit. Medium to small russeted stem area and small prominent dots. Recommended for trial in most cider-apple growing districts.
Eric Shatt of Redbyrd Cider in Trumansburg, NY, provided scionwood. Blooms mid-late season. Probably Z4-7. Maine Grown. (Semi-dwarf: 2½-5' bare-root trees)
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