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Tremlett's Bitter

A full bitter traditional West Country cider apple.

Origin: Devon UK, 1880

Pollination: Tremlett's Bitter is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Tremlett's Bitter 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-1Tremlett's Bitter tree custom-grafted on M9 rootstock (Dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2Tremlett's Bitter tree custom-grafted on M26 rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-3Tremlett's Bitter tree custom-grafted on MM106 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-4Tremlett's Bitter tree custom-grafted on MM111 rootstock (Vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-5Tremlett's Bitter 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 Tremlett's Bitter apple trees

FlavourBitter sweet
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeEarly Oct
Season of useOct
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Disease resistanceScab - Susceptible
Pollination date5
Pollination groupB
PollinatorsPollination partners