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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
21.95 Bare rooted stock will be available
from Nov., see below/right.

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
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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