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Bramtot Apple Scionwood (Spring 2022)


A traditional bittersweet French cider apple. Also known as Bramtôt.

This is a large, upright tree of medium vigor. It tends to biennialism and shows some scab resistance. Bramtot is used exclusively for cider; it is not suitable for fresh eating.

Bramtot is a traditional French cider apple, classed as bittersweet, with low acid, high tannin, and high sugar. (From WSU: Tannin (percent tannic acid): 0.50; Acid (percent malic acid): 0.32; pH: 4.04; SG: 1.057; oBrix 13.1.) The fruit is a smallish green apple with an orange blush that is speckled with red and grey lenticels. It produces abundant and excellent juice, described by Monsieur Hachecorne: "This excellent variety, both in tree and fruit, possesses virtues as an apple for the press, which are rarely united in so high a degree." The fruit does not keep well in storage, but does require about two weeks post harvest to reach full ripeness.

First cultivated in 1856, Bramtot was named after the manufacturer Monsieur Bramtôt and it was introduced in England in 1884. It is thought to be a seedling of Martin Fessard.

Volume Pricing

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

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$13.00 ea.

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Clean vs. Regular

Our clean scion is harvested from trees grown on G.16, which is extremely sensitive to viruses. These trees would not have survived if the scion contained viruses. Our clean wood has not been lab tested. 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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This is a large, upright tree of medium vigor. It tends to biennialism and shows some scab resistance. Bramtot is used exclusively for cider; it is not suitable for fresh eating.

Bramtot is a traditional French cider apple, classed as bittersweet, with low acid, high tannin, and high sugar. (From WSU: Tannin (percent tannic acid): 0.50; Acid (percent malic acid): 0.32; pH: 4.04; SG: 1.057; oBrix 13.1.) The fruit is a smallish green apple with an orange blush that is speckled with red and grey lenticels. It produces abundant and excellent juice, described by Monsieur Hachecorne: "This excellent variety, both in tree and fruit, possesses virtues as an apple for the press, which are rarely united in so high a degree." The fruit does not keep well in storage, but does require about two weeks post harvest to reach full ripeness.

First cultivated in 1856, Bramtot was named after the manufacturer Monsieur Bramtôt and it was introduced in England in 1884. It is thought to be a seedling of Martin Fessard.


The Fruit

Fruit Type

Category: Apple
Subcategory: Heirloom, Cider, Hot-Climate

Fruit Uses & Storage

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

Fruit Appearance

Skin color: green
Flesh color: off-white

Fruit Origins

Parentage: seedling of Martin Fessard
Origin: Normandy, France
Introduced in: 1872
Introduced by: Monsieur Legrand

The Environment

Calendar & Geography

USDA zones: 5 - 8
Chill hours: Not yet determined
Ripening date: Oct 06 (approximate, in New York State) + 21 days after McIntosh

Diseases & Pests

Apple Scab: Resistant

Pollination

Pollination Factors

Bloom group: 2
Is it self-fertile? N
Is it fertile? Y
Ploidy: Diploid

Pollination Partners

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