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Post building small orchard for hard cider
How long does it take for a 5ft tree to bear fruit...Apple
How long to be considered mature in max amount of fruit
ideas for 6 to 8 tree types for cider making


Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:22 pm
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Post Re: building small orchard for hard cider
Apples vary greatly in the time to fruit. Avg. 2-5 years.

Mature-10 years or so.

Dabinett, Foxwhelp, ? I like multiuse apples. Many are good for fresh eating, pie, and cider.

I would balance sweet and sharp (sour) with bittersweet and bittersharp: More from the former 2 than from the latter 2.
John S
PDX OR


Fri Sep 23, 2011 9:44 pm
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