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Bedan des Parts Apple

Bedan des Parts Apple

History: Bedan des Parts is a French cider apple from Normandy that originated in the 1800s. It is still a popular cider apple in the area today.

Why We Grow It: The continuing popularity of this apple is due to the good quality bittersweet juice it produces that blends well with other varieties. Although a late bloomer, it is quite a heavy cropper. 

      Fruit Specs

      Recommended Use: Cider

      Fruit Size:

      Storage: Keeps until November/December when stored in cool humid conditions

      Harvest: Late November

      Cider Class (if applicable): Class: Bittersweet
      Sugar: Medium, SG 1.051
      Acidity: Low, TA 1.8 g/L
      Tannins: Low, 1.4 g/L
      Juice Yield: 247 mL/lb
      Recommendations: Blends well with other cider varieties
      *Information based on Claude Jolicoeur's The New Cidermaker's Handbook and Cultivar Performance Gallery from Washington State University

      Growing Specs

      Canadian Hardiness Zone: 5

      Soil Preference: Sandy loam, loam, clay loam. Prefers average to moist conditions, avoid planting anywhere that floods for more than two weeks in the spring. Generally quite adaptable to different soil conditions.

      Flowering Time: Late

      Bloom Colour: White

      Pollination Requirements: Requires a pollinator of a different apple variety that blooms around the same time

      Sun/Shade Requirements:

      Full sun (approx. 8-10 hours of sun daily)

      General Growth Habits:

      Spur-bearing, vigorous and precocious, heavy cropper. Susceptible to scab and somewhat resistant to fireblight.

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      Shipping: Every year we ship thousands of trees across Canada (except BC due to CFIA regulations). We carefully bag roots in damp sawdust, then box them and send them out via courrier. CLICK HERE to see our shipping policy.

      Pick-up: We also have thousands of trees picked up from our nursery each year. The pick-up options is free, though you must wait until you have been emailed a confirmation that your order is ready to pick up, which will have further information such as hours, locations, etc. We really appreciate if you can make an appointment to pick up, then we can be as organized as possible during our busy season.

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