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Chisel Jersey



An old full bittersweet Somerset cider apple.

Origin: UK Somerset,

Pollination: Chisel Jersey is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Chisel Jersey apple trees for sale

ItemPriceQuantity
M9 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Dwarfing) £20.50 Sold-out

History and description of Chisel Jersey

Chisel Jersey apple arose at Martock in Somerset UK in the 19th Century. It was grown as a commercial cider apple in Somerset up until 1970's but has declined in popularity since. Red flushed, medium sized, conical fruit. Produces a bitter sweet astringent juice and good quality full bittersweet cider.

Characteristics of Chisel Jersey apple trees

UseCider
ColourFlushed
FlavourBittersweet
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeNov
Season of useNov
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habitUpright
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingBiennial
Pollination date22
Pollination groupF
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners