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Coat Jersey Apple Scionwood (Spring 2021)


A traditional English cider apple.

Conflicting accounts of this variety have caused Claude Jolicoeur to speculate that the North American Coat Jersey may not be the same apple as the Somerset Coat Jersey. In either case, the (North American) Coat Jersey is described in Good Fruit Grower (2016) as "biennial and scab susceptible, vigorous." This apple is used exclusively for cider production; it is not suitable for fresh eating.

The apple is flattish, small-mid sized, streaked with a splotchy red over a green background. The juice is high in tannin, producing a cider that bright and funky. 

Coat Jersey is named for its birthplace, the village Coat in Somerset, while "Jersey" seems to denote a bittersweet cider apple from Somerset (c.f. Stembridge Jersey, Chisel Jersey, Harry Master's Jersey, etc.).

Volume Pricing

Premiums are included in the following prices if applicable. These prices are for regular scion. Add $1 for clean scion.

Quantity Coat Jersey Apple Scion
1 $12.00
2-5 $7.00
6-10 $6.00
11-99 $5.00
100+ $4.00

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$12.00 ea.

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Clean vs Regular

Clean = virus-free in lab tests, suggested for grafting with some of the Geneva rootstocks, especially G.16 and G.935. Regular = may contain one of the common latent viruses; this is not usually a problem and can be used with most rootstocks.

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Conflicting accounts of this variety have caused Claude Jolicoeur to speculate that the North American Coat Jersey may not be the same apple as the Somerset Coat Jersey. In either case, the (North American) Coat Jersey is described in Good Fruit Grower (2016) as "biennial and scab susceptible, vigorous." This apple is used exclusively for cider production; it is not suitable for fresh eating.

The apple is flattish, small-mid sized, streaked with a splotchy red over a green background. The juice is high in tannin, producing a cider that bright and funky. 

Coat Jersey is named for its birthplace, the village Coat in Somerset, while "Jersey" seems to denote a bittersweet cider apple from Somerset (c.f. Stembridge Jersey, Chisel Jersey, Harry Master's Jersey, etc.).


The Fruit

Fruit Type

Category: Apple
Subcategory: Heirloom, Cider, Cold-Hardy

Fruit Uses & Storage

Uses: cider
Cider classification: bittersweet
Storage duration: (approximate, depending on storage conditions)

Fruit Appearance

Skin color: red
Flesh color: white

Fruit Origins

Parentage: unknown
Origin: Somerset, England
Introduced in: unknown
Introduced by: unknown

The Environment

Calendar & Geography

USDA zones: 4 - 7
Chill hours: 0
Ripening date: Oct 15 (approximate, in New York State) + 30 days after McIntosh

Diseases & Pests

Apple Scab: Susceptible
Fireblight: Susceptible

Pollination

Pollination Factors

Bloom group: 3
Is it self-fertile? N
Is it fertile? Y
Ploidy: Diploid

Pollination Partners

This table shows the first few results from a full search for pollenizers of Coat Jersey Apple. Please see our Pollenizer Search to run other queries and read how the application uses various factors. Also read more about fruit tree pollination.

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