Somerset Redstreak is an heirloom English cider apple from Somerset.
The apple is medium to large, green with red streaks and russeting. Preferred blending base for the early to mid season at Eves Cidery in Ithaca NY; grown in volume for its classic bittersweet nose and ability to soften harsher tannins and fruit characters without loss of flavor. A vintage quality, soft bittersweet.
The tree tends to be biennial, has an upright growth habit. A midseason bloomer, zone 4 to 7.