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Michelin



A popular medium bittersweet cider apple from France.

Origin: France, 1872

Pollination: Michelin is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Michelin apple trees produced to special order

We do not stock this variety, but we might be able to produce trees for you through our custom grafting service, depending on the availability of suitable grafting material. Trees can be grafted on any of the following rootstocks:

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

Characteristics of Michelin apple trees

UseCider
ColourGreen
FlavourBittersweet
Fruit sizeSmall
Picking timeOct
Season of useOct-Nov
Tree vigourSmall
Tree habitUpright
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingGood
Disease resistanceCanker - Susceptible
Mildew - Susceptible
Special featuresGood for Cider
Pollination date15
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners


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