Growing cider apples


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


Primefact 796 First Edition

Published: May 2008

Visit the cider apple varieties page for more information and descriptions of the fifteen varieties with a reasonable history in Australia.