Apple - Chisel Jersey

Chisel Jersey Apple

Malus domestica
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. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Apple Trees

Chisel Jersey Apple Trees for sale - order online

Please select the rootstock, age and tree form available items in the table below. The choice of rootstock is important as it determines the size to which the tree will grow when mature. Trees are available either as maidens which are untrained one year old trees or two year old trees already trained in a particular form. Reduced price trees when available are smaller one year old trees or two year old trees which have less well developed heads than our regular trees but are otherwise perfectly good healthy trees offered at a lower price. Trees are supplied bare root during the planting season from late November to early March. Further information is available below.

Rootstock / Vigour / Age / Form
M27 - Very dwarfing   1 year Maiden
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M27 - Very dwarfing   1 year Maiden *Reduced Price*
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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.

Main characteristics of Chisel Jersey

Use Cider
Colour Flushed
Flavour Bittersweet
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Nov
Season of use  Nov

Tree vigour  Vigorous
Tree habit  Upright
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Biennial

Pollination date  22
Pollination group  F
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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