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Ellis Bitter Apple

Ellis Bitter Apple

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An old English cider apple, with good disease resistance, vigour and production.  Produces high quality medium-bittersweet fruit with soft, astringent tannins that are suited for blends.  If ripens early compared to many cider apples, and therefore adds nicely to an orchard to extend the season.

Canadian Hardiness Zone: 5

Recommended Use: cider

Ripens: late September

Pollination: Triploid. Requires two pollinators

Height including roots: 100-200 cm one-year tree

To Order for Fall 2020: orders for fall shipping or pick-up can be placed September to October for planting this year in early November, as weather permits. We sell only apples and pears bareroot in the fall, as they are most winter hardy. Everything else (as well as apple and pear) is available in spring. If you wish to place an order containing spring sale items, please email us to reserve them, or wait until December to order for the spring.

To Order for Spring 2021: orders for spring shipping or pick-up can be placed as early as December. If you wish to reserve anything before that time or have any questions, please email us: sales@silvercreeknursery.ca