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Synonyms: Fill Barrel, Bulmer’s Fillbarrel

Identification: Small to medium, round-conic. Base colour is yellow, flushed red, almost marroon, over which is a pattern of darker stripes.

Characteristics: The flesh is white.

Origins: Wincanton, Somerset, England (U.K.) Woolston 1900s Somerset and Dorset in the vicinity of Sherborne

Cultivation: Moderately vigorous. Medium size, spreading tree. Drooping. Spur bearer. Strongly biennial.

Ploidism: Diploid. Self sterile.

Cold storage: Does not keep long.

Vulnerabilities: Highly resistant to crab.

Harvest: In the latter part of the fifth period.

Juice character: Makes a full-bodied cider, slightly bitter cider. Brix 15.20, acidity 0.25%, tannin 0.30g/l

Juice classification: Bitter sweet, mild

Brix: 15.2

Specific gravity: 1.062

Acidity: 2.5

Harvest period: 5

Type(s): Cider

Pollination group: D

Pollination day: 15

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