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Similkameen Nurseries Ltd.

Apple "Ambrosia"

Regular price $38.75 CAD
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Rootstock Descriptions and Information

Order fulfilment occurs after harvest between April 1st - April 30th


(Mennel’s Ambrosia, USPP10789P)

‘Food of the Gods’

            [Acid-low; Sugar-medium-high; Tannin-low]

Eating, Culinary, Baking

Sweet, Subacid


Physical Attributes:

  • Shape: Medium to large, conical, slightly ribbed
  • Skin: Creamy white with a red blush
  • Flesh: Fine-textured, crisp and juicy, slow to brown



            Floral, honeyed, perfumed aromas with a distinctive, sweet, tropical flavour with hints of banana. Pleas


Neat History:

            The Ambrosia apple was discovered right here in the Similkameen Valley, BC, only a few km away from our nursery. A favourite among the farmhands at Wilfred and Sally Mennell, the chance seedling has reached international success.


Growing Attributes:

  • Precocity: Early
  • Vigour: Average, upright, spurs along trunk
  • Disease Tolerance: Below average
  • Zone Hardiness: 4 (Map Link)
  • Pollination Group: IV (Chart) (Diploid, Self-Sterile)
  • Cropping: Biennial tendency, descript crop
  • Picking Season: Mid September
  • Storage: 1-2 months
  • Special Care: Spur-bearing, brittle branches

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