Harrison Cider Apple
Malus domestica 'Harrison'
Originating in Essex county, New Jersey, before the American Revolution, Harrison is yellow and elongated in shape, with rich, yellow flesh. It can produce a superior-flavored hard cider by itself, and was much sought-after in colonial America. Traditionally, Harrison is mixed with Campfield and Granniwinkle to make the fabled "Newark cider", and is classified as a 'bittersweet'.
Trees are strong and vigorous, and bloom mid-late (bloom group 4). Requires 600+ chill hours. Fruits are considered ripe when they start falling to the ground in November.
USDA Zone: 4-9
Mature Height: 18' (Semi-Dwarf)
Sun: Full Sun
Ripening Time: November
Pollination: Needs a Pollinizer
Semi-Dwarf Rootstock: EMLA 106
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