The Brown Snout apple tree is an old cider apple, which originated from Herefordshire, England in the mid 1800s. It is a self-fertile and a late flowering cultivar. The fruit is small and bittersweet, with a relatively high tannin level. The flesh is firm and white. The skin has greenish-yellow color with brown russet patches.
Additionally, the tree is moderately vigorous and a spur bearer. It has a biennial bearing habit, but timely thinning and proper horticultural practices can make the tree have an annual bearing habit. However, the Brown Snout apple tree is susceptible to fire blight and scab. The fruit ripens late and but it does have a poor storage life. Lastly, it grows well in USDA cold hardiness zones 5-8. If you would more information on how to grow trees, check out the articles in our guide.