Growing cider apples

Primefact Number: 796    Edition: First edition    Released/reviewed: 01 May 2008

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Growing cider apples is very similar to growing dessert apple varieties.

They have similar cultural requirements of climate, soils, site selection, nutrition, irrigation and pest and disease control.

This Primefact covers the following topics:

  • Making cider
  • Production issues
  • Virus status
  • Marketing and processing considerations
  • Perry
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Visit the cider apple varieties page for more information and descriptions of the fifteen varieties with a reasonable history in Australia.