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Brown Snout Apple

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Brown Snout Bitter-Sweet Hard Cidre Apple

Malus domestica 'Brown Snout'

Brown Snout is a strictly cider variety that produces a bittersweet cider.  The fruit is smallish with greenish-yellow skin.  It oftens has a patch of russet at the blossom end that identifies it by its name.  Susceptible to fire blight.  Late ripening in October to November.


10-12 Feet



10-12 Feet


Hardiness Zone


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3791 Brown Snout Apple on Semi-Standard (EMLA 111) root - Extra Large 5/8" and up caliper grade $27.99 Add to Cart

Malus domestica 'Brown Snout'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Many heirloom varieties have some natural resistance to apple scab and other diseases, since they were often discovered and grown well before fruit growers started to use chemicals for disease control.  However, you may still want to be vigilant about fire blight, apple scab, and other fungal diseases and spray when the need arises.  Protect from insect damage like normal.







A Little History about Brown Snout Bitter-Sweet Hard Cidre Apple

Brown Snout got its name from is appearance--- brown russeting on its calyx end.  It was discovered in 1850 in England.

Malus domestica 'Brown Snout' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Late blooming
Fruit Characteristics
Medium size fruit
Growth Rate/Habit
Very productive
Compact habit
Harvest Period
Late season
Other Attributes
Very tart
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Winter hardy
Skill Required
Average skill
Juice or Cider