Grown in the heart of East Sussex

Cider Collection

Making cider is great fun.  You can use many apples and make your own combination to suit  your own tastes.  Many ciders are made from combinations of sweets, bittersweets, sharps and bittersharps. I stock some varieties but I can also order in more specific cultivars if you wish.  See cooking varieties as these can be added as sharps.

Dabinett
Available as bush tree on semi vigorous rootstock, £35
Bittersweet, can be used on its own to make vintage cider, provide tannins for rounded flavour
Flower group 5, Self fertile

Frederick
Available as bush tree on semi vigorous rootstock, £35
Sharp, bring acidity to the cider
Flowering group 5, pollinated by Dabinett and Morgan’s Sweet

King of the Pippins
Available as bush tree on semi vigorous rootstock, £35
Can also be used for cooking
Flower group 3, pollinated by Morgan’s Sweet

Morgan’s Sweet
Available as bush tree on semi vigorous rootstock, £35
Sweet and tangy, produces a fruity cider, can also be eaten fresh
Sweet apples provide the sugar for fermentation
Flower group 4, pollinated by all of the above