The Brown Snout apple tree is a late flowering variety, classed as a "bittersweet" cider apple, with high tannins and mild acidity. The Brown Snout cider apple tree produces a medium-sized tree with a stiffly upright habit. The Brown Snout apple skin is smooth, slightly waxy, often with slight flush orange; russet around the eye, hence the name. The flesh white, soft and dry with slight astringency. Cider only. Please see below for further information on our organically grown Brown Snout apple trees for sale.
USDA Certified Organic
Considerations for Brown Snout Apple
USDA Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Uses: Hard Cider
Harvest Period: Late
Bloom Period: Late
Pollination Requirement: Self-Fertile
Origin Date: England 1850's
Disease Resistance: Good
Storage: Few weeks
Rootstock: MM 111 (semi-dwarf)
Years to Bear: 2-4 years
Recommended Spacing: 12-16 ft.
Mature Size: 12-16 ft.
Water Requirements: 12-15 gallons per week May through Sept.
Size of tree
Our trees range in height from 4-8 ft. in our field and trimmed to 4 to 5 ft. when shipped. Our young two year trees are most often feathered (side limbs). The trees diameter (caliper) is often 1/2 to 3/4 inch; *As noted by University of California Scientists and other qualified professionals the most successful trees often have caliper from 1/2" to 5/8" and usually establish faster than smaller and larger planting stock. .
Basic idea for Pruning: Most fruit trees should be pruned in frost-free periods mid to late winter. (apricots best after bud break) Remove most vertical branches and shorten side branches. Fruiting wood is best on horizontal to 45 degree limbs. Learn more...
Shipping Note: Our fruit trees and berries are delivered to you bareroot during their winter dormancy from January through May depending on USDA zone. Trees are shipped with your invoice and helpful planting directions. There is no minimum quantity required but shipping rate for an individual tree is expensive since UPS/Fed Ex charge a dimensional weight and an additional handling fee to ship a tree. You'll find it's cost effective to consider a handful of trees,vines or our helpful Tree Starter Kits.