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Medaille d'Or

A small russet cider apple producing a full bittersweet cider.

Origin: France, 1884

Pollination: Medaille d'Or is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Medaille d'Or 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-1Medaille d'Or tree custom-grafted on M9 rootstock (Dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2Medaille d'Or tree custom-grafted on M26 rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-3Medaille d'Or tree custom-grafted on MM106 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-4Medaille d'Or tree custom-grafted on MM111 rootstock (Vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-5Medaille d'Or 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 Medaille d'Or

Medaille d'Or was raised in Rouen in France and introduced to England in 1884. A small to medium sized fruit with russeted yellow and orange skin. Produces a sweet, heavily astringent juice which ferments to a full bittersweet cider often with high alcohol content. Heavy cropping, spreading tree.

Characteristics of Medaille d'Or apple trees

Fruit sizeSmall
Picking timeNov
Season of useNov
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitSpreading
Disease resistanceScab - Resistant
Pollination date30
Pollination groupH
PollinatorsPollination partners