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Franklin Cider


Product Details

The Franklin Cider apple was discovered in Franklin, Vermont in 2008 and has become a game-changing cider apple. This bittersharp is high in sugar, tannins, and acidity. The fruit is average size; has a sweet, refreshing, and mild taste; and is very productive.

The Franklin cider is cold-hardy, and resistant to both apple scab and cedar apple rust. Ripens in October; attractive to wildlife.

* Prefers Full sun, therefore plant in an area that receives at least 6 hours of direct sunlight per day.
Zone 3-6
Rutmaster or Freedom apple is a compatible pollinator