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

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
MM111 - Vigorous   1 year Maiden
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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