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APPLE, SUNSET
Malus domestica Sunset

APPLE, SUNSET (Malus domestica Sunset)
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Raised from a seedling of Cox's Orange Pippin about 1918 in Kent. Very heavy regular cropper, superb aromatic flavour, crisp and juicy, golden-yellow with orange-red flush. A smaller apple than Cox but as it is much easier to grow is widely grown as a garden variety. Suitable for colder areas and is more resistant to frost.

Season of Use: Nov-Dec Desert Fruit

 Maiden
 MM106 Br
17.95 Our full range of bare rooted stock is
expecting in the next few weeks (see below).
 Bush
 MM106 Br
20.95 Our full range of bare rooted stock is
expecting in the next few weeks (see below).

POLLINATORS FOR APPLE, SUNSET

This plant is in pollination group 2, it is reasonably self-fertile but will fruit better with a pollinator. Choose a pollinator in group 1, 2 or 3 (listed below).

DescriptionSeason of UseCooker/Desert DescriptionSeason of UseCooker/Desert
Arthur TurnerAug-OctCulinary (Suitable for Cooking) Ashmead's KernelDec-MarDesert Fruit
Beauty of BathEarly AugDesert Fruit Black TauntonNov.For Cider Making
BountifulOct-JanCulinary (Suitable for Cooking)Desert Fruit BraeburnOct-JanDesert Fruit
Charles RossOct-NovCulinary (Suitable for Cooking)Desert Fruit Chivers DelightNov.-Jan.Desert Fruit
Christmas PippinOct-JanDesert Fruit Core BlimeyOct-JanDesert Fruit
Cox's Self-FertileOct-JanDesert Fruit Dabinett (Cider)Nov.For Cider Making
DiscoveryAug-SeptDesert Fruit Egremont RussetOct-DecDesert Fruit
Ellison's OrangeSept-OctDesert Fruit FiestaOct-MarDesert Fruit
Galloway PippinNov-FebCulinary (Suitable for Cooking)Desert Fruit Golden DeliciousNov.-Feb.Desert Fruit
Herefordshire Redstreak (Cider)NovFor Cider Making Herefordshire RussetSept-JanDesert Fruit
Howgate WonderOct-JanCulinary (Suitable for Cooking) KatySeptDesert Fruit
Kidd's Orange RedOct-FebDesert Fruit Kingston BlackNov.For Cider Making
Laxton's SuperbNov-MarDesert Fruit Red DevilSept-JanDesert Fruit
Red FalstaffOct-MarDesert Fruit Red PippinOct-MarDesert Fruit
Red WindsorAug-Mid OctDesert Fruit Royal GalaLate Sept-DecDesert Fruit
ScrumptiousSept-OctDesert Fruit SurpizeSep-DecDesert Fruit
Tickled PinkLate Sept.Culinary (Suitable for Cooking)Desert Fruit Tom Putt (Cider)Sept-NovCulinary (Suitable for Cooking)For Cider Making
Winter GemOct-MarDesert Fruit Worcester PearmainAug-SeptDesert Fruit

Key: CookerCooking Apple, Dessert AppleDessert fruit, Suitable for Cider MakingCider Apple.

Crab apples such as Golden Hornet and John Downie also are good pollinators for all apples. In areas where there are many apple trees already growing it may not be necessary to plant an extra pollinator.


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