Apple - Medaille d'Or

Medaille d'Or Apple

Malus domestica
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. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Apple Trees



Medaille d'Or Apple Trees for sale - order online

We supply trees and plants only during the winter planting season from late November to mid March. Orders placed now will not be be delivered until the winter planting season. You will not be required to pay until October but by ordering now you can ensure that the items are reserved for you and supplied as early as possible when we resume delveries in late November.
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 Availability Price Qty required
MM111 - Vigorous   1 year Maiden Available £17.50

The availability information shown in the availability column in the table is always up-to-date.
Available means Available for supply from Nov 2018 to March 2019
2019/20 means Sold out but available for supply winter 2019/20. Orders taken from May 2019
Sold out means Sold out for supply Nov 2018 to March 2019. May be available again winter 2019/20




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.




Main characteristics of Medaille d'Or

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

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Heavy
Disease resistance  Scab: Resistant

Pollination date  30
Pollination group  H
Self fertility  Self-sterile
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners