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Noel De Champs Apple Scionwood (Spring 2024)


A traditional bittersweet cider apple from France. Also known as Noel Deschamps, Noel de Champs, Noël des Champs.

The tree is precocious and productive. It is somewhat tolerant of most major diseases, but susceptible to fireblight. Noël des Champs is used exclusively for hard cider and calvados; it is not suitable for fresh eating.

Noël des Champs is a small apple, yellow suffused with a pink blush, and it holds to the tree well after ripening. It should be pressed within three weeks after harvest, which will be late in the season (Noël des Champs means "Christmas Fields"). The juice is douce à douce amère, sucrée "sweet to bittersweet, sugared."

This apple has been authorized for cider production in the Pays d'Auge since 1949. It was brought to the United States in 1948.

Volume Pricing

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

Quantity Noel De Champs 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.

This is the full retail price for orders of 1 scion. You can get these scion for as low as $4.00 each – see Volume Pricing above. More about Pricing & Grading.

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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. It is somewhat tolerant of most major diseases, but susceptible to fireblight. Noël des Champs is used exclusively for hard cider and calvados; it is not suitable for fresh eating.

Noël des Champs is a small apple, yellow suffused with a pink blush, and it holds to the tree well after ripening. It should be pressed within three weeks after harvest, which will be late in the season (Noël des Champs means "Christmas Fields"). The juice is douce à douce amère, sucrée "sweet to bittersweet, sugared."

This apple has been authorized for cider production in the Pays d'Auge since 1949. It was brought to the United States in 1948.


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: yellow
Flesh color: cream

Fruit Origins

Parentage: unknown
Origin: Normandy, France
Introduced in:
Introduced by:

The Environment

Calendar & Geography

USDA zones: 5 - 8
Chill hours: Not yet determined
Ripening date: Nov 03 (approximate, in New York State) + 49 days after McIntosh

Diseases & Pests

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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