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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 produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but we can produce trees for you through our custom grafting service. Trees can be grafted on any of the following rootstocks:

  • CG-1Chisel Jersey tree custom-grafted on M9 rootstock (Dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2Chisel Jersey tree custom-grafted on M26 rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-3Chisel Jersey tree custom-grafted on MM106 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-4Chisel Jersey tree custom-grafted on MM111 rootstock (Vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-5Chisel Jersey tree custom-grafted on M25 rootstock (Very vigorous)£39.00 each

If you wish to go order please fill in our contact form in the first instance, stating your name, full address, and the rootstock(s) you wish the tree(s) to be grafted on. You will need to contact us before June.

Propagation is carried out in late July / early August, and the grafted trees would be available for supply in December the following year (approximately 14 months later).

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

Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeNov
Season of useNov
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habitUpright
Pollination date22
Pollination groupF
PollinatorsPollination partners