Organic Tom Putt Cider Apples are an old variety which is very popular in South West England, its sharp taste makes it ideal for cider and can also be cooked.
This apple produces cider that is dry & sharp which can be sweetened by blending. A very distinct apple being flat round in shape with prominent angular ribs which terminate at the base in a crown. Skin largely covered crimson red which appears as broad striping.
Arose in the west country being raised by Rev Thomas Putt or his uncle Tom Putt and became widely grown in peoples gardens of the area no doubt because of its versatility. The tree is a strong grower. If pruned heavily it quickly rejuvenates. Apples need to be harvested early - the earliest fall in late August, these can be affected by codling moth and the majority in early September.
Supplied on Moderate Vigour (MM106) rootstock, the tree flowers in early May and can be harvested from early September.
Organic Tom Putt Cider Apple Trees are despatched in bare-root form between November and March.
- Organic Tom Putt Cider Apple Trees supplied in moderately vigorous form
- MM106 moderately vigorous rootstock grown trees - approx. 1.5m will reach up to 5.5m (18') in bush form
- Supplied as one year 'maidens' ideal for training into different forms - bush trees, espaliers, cordons, etc.
- They are available barerooted being lifted and dispatched when dormant from late November onwards
- Fruit in 2-3 years
- Popular cider apple variety
- Raised on Soil Association certified and DEFRA inspected specialist nursery - Soil Association Organic Certificate
- Flowers early May - Harvest from early September
- Prune in winter when dormant
- Flat round in shape with prominent angular ribs
- Crimson red skin
- Supplied with siting, planting and training leaflet
- Comes in maiden form for easy training and pruning
- See our Guide to Successful Fruit Trees for more growing advice
Delivery - delivery of your fruit trees is £9.95 to most parts of the UK. Unfortunately fruit trees are unable to be delivered to Northern Ireland and Eire. Customers in the Scottish highlands and islands should e-mail our Customer Services Department or telephone on 0333 400 6400 (local rate) for a quotation.
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Planting and Delivery Information
See our Guide to Successful Fruit Trees for more growing advice
Planting - do not attempt to plant your fruit trees when the ground is frozen or waterlogged. The trees can be stored in their packaging in an outbuilding or garage for 2-3 days, or can be heeled into the soil where the ground is not as frozen. Alternatively, plant up in large pots or containers and ensure the roots have good contact with the soil.
Delivery - delivery of your fruit trees is £9.95 to most parts of the UK. Unfortunately fruit trees are unable to be delivered to Northern Ireland and Eire. Customers in the Scottish highlands and islands should e-mail our Customer Services Department or telephone on 0333 400 6400 for a quotation.