Apple - Foxwhelp

Foxwhelp (Broxwood) Apple

Malus domestica
A tradional bittersharp vintage West Country cider apple.

Origin: Gloucestershire UK 1600

Pollination:  Foxwhelp (Broxwood) is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Apple Trees

Foxwhelp (Broxwood) 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
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M26 - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden
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MM111 - Vigorous   1 year Maiden
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History and description of Foxwhelp (Broxwood)

Foxwhelp is an old variety known since the 17th century which probably arose in Gloucestershire. A small to medium brilliant red fruit. It produces a bittersharp, armatic, flavoursome golden juice. Produces a vintage quality cider with a characteristic strong musky flavour.

Main characteristics of Foxwhelp (Broxwood)

Use Cider
Colour Red
Flavour Bittersharp
Fruit size  Small
Picking time  Sept
Season of use  Sep

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Good

Pollination date  5
Pollination group  B
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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