Apple - Dabinett

Dabinett Apple

Malus domestica
An bittersweet old Somerset cider apple.

Origin: Somerset UK

Pollination:  Dabinett is self-fertile and a pollinator is not necessary for producing a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Apple Trees

Dabinett 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
M9 - Dwarfing   1 year Maiden
Sold out
M9 - Dwarfing   1 year Maiden *Reduced Price*
Sold out
M26 - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden
Sold out
MM111 - Vigorous   1 year Maiden
Sold out

History and description of Dabinett

An old cider apple which arose in the Martock area Somerset. Small greenish yellow fruit. Produces a sweet, astringent juice and a bittersweet cider. Widely grown for cider in the West Country. The tree is of low vigour. It is self-fertile and crops well.

Main characteristics of Dabinett

Use Cider
Colour Green
Flavour Bittersweet
Fruit size  Small
Picking time  Nov
Season of use  Nov

Tree vigour  Small
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Good
Disease resistance  Scab: Resistant
Special features Good for Cider

Pollination date  11
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self Fertile
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners