Apple Dabinett originated around the turn of the 1900s and was found as chance seedling in a hedgerow at Middle Lambrook, Somerset. Apple Dabinett is classed as a bittersweet cider apple and produces regular good crops of attractive small yellow green fruit.
Apple Heredfordshire Redstreak was a very early cider apple variety considered the finest of its day. It was raised by Lord Scudamore in the 1600s from a pip he brought back from France when he was Ambassador.
Also known as Reine de Reinettes, sharp, firm, fairly juicy - a good all-round apple. A dessert, jucing or cooking apple which keeps its shape and gives a good old fashioned flavour. (18C) Pollination 4, slightly self fertile.
Our Heritage variety apple Ladys Finger originates from Herefordshire in the 1800's used in cooking as well as making a good cider variety. Distinctly oval shaped, green skinned with occasional red flush.
Apple Morgan Sweet is an attractive green/yellow colour and the trees are large and vigorous. The greenish-yellow apple ferments quickly, making it an ideal early cider-maker. If not used in the first cider of the season, the sugary refreshing juice is light and can be enjoyed as an early season dessert.
Somerset Red Streak is typical old bitter sweet cider variety and still one of the main commercial cider varieties grown still today. The name Somerset Redstreak is possibly a collective name for very similar apples all originating not surprisingly from Somerset.