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Tom Putt

 

Tom Putt, photo courtesy of whatamieating.com/flickr.com

Tom Putt, photo courtesy of whatamieating.com/flickr.com

This is a dual-purpose variety, introduced in Somerset in about 1700. The apples are suitable for cooking and eating (if you like sharp apples), and they make a good-tasting cider without any blending. The tree grows strongly. It is a triploid variety and so required two pollinators.

Click here to go to the Tree Varieties page, where you can select this and other varieties in a provisional order