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Harry Masters Jersey Apple Scionwood (Spring 2023)


A traditional bittersweet cider apple from England. Also known as Port Wine.

The tree is precocious and productive, low vigor, tip bearing, with a tendency to biennial cropping; it will need careful pruning to maintain annual bearing. It is late flowering with a late-midseason harvest, and it is scab and fireblight susceptible. This apple is used exclusively for cider production; it is not suitable for fresh eating.

The apple is small, golf-ball sized, and conic, with dark burgundy flecks and stripes over yellow russet color and some russeting around the stem. The juice lends a distinctive, funk, often called "barnyard" to cider. It is a bittersweet that is useful for blending and will not produce a good single varietal cider. (From WSU: Tannin (percent tannic acid): 0.21; Acid (percent malic acid): 0.19; pH: 4.34; SG: 1.051; oBrix 12.5.)

Harry Master's Jersey was first raised from seed by a Mr. Harry Masters in Yarlington, Somerset around 1900.

Volume Pricing

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

Quantity Harry Masters 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

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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The tree is precocious and productive, low vigor, tip bearing, with a tendency to biennial cropping; it will need careful pruning to maintain annual bearing. It is late flowering with a late-midseason harvest, and it is scab and fireblight susceptible. This apple is used exclusively for cider production; it is not suitable for fresh eating.

The apple is small, golf-ball sized, and conic, with dark burgundy flecks and stripes over yellow russet color and some russeting around the stem. The juice lends a distinctive, funk, often called "barnyard" to cider. It is a bittersweet that is useful for blending and will not produce a good single varietal cider. (From WSU: Tannin (percent tannic acid): 0.21; Acid (percent malic acid): 0.19; pH: 4.34; SG: 1.051; oBrix 12.5.)

Harry Master's Jersey was first raised from seed by a Mr. Harry Masters in Yarlington, Somerset around 1900.


The Fruit

Fruit Type

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

Fruit Uses & Storage

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

Fruit Appearance

Skin color: red
Flesh color: off-white

Fruit Origins

Parentage: unknown
Origin: Somerset, England
Introduced in: c. 1900
Introduced by: Mr. Harry Masters

The Environment

Calendar & Geography

USDA zones: 5 - 8
Chill hours: Not yet determined
Ripening date: Sep 29 (approximate, in New York State) + 14 days after McIntosh

Diseases & Pests

Apple Scab: Susceptible
Fireblight: Susceptible

Pollination

Pollination Factors

Bloom group: 4
Is it self-fertile? N
Is it fertile? Y
Ploidy: Diploid

Pollination Partners

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Pink Lady® Cripps Pink CV. Apple 2023 0
Porter's Perfection Apple 2023 0
Florina Apple 2023 0

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