Apple - Tom Putt
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Malus domestica
Apple - Tom Putt

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Origin: Somerset or Devon, United Kingdom
Introduced: 18th century

An old English cider apple introduced in the late 1700's. Can also be used as a cooking apple adding sharpness to cider blends. Bright red flush with stripes. Firm, crisp and quite sharp, but sweet when cooked. Vigorous, spreading habit, good regular cropper. Tom Putt apple used to be widely grown in the English West Country and Midlands for cider and cooking until the early 1900's. Single variety hard cider is fermented from Tom Putt juice, though the result is very tart.

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