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Similkameen Nurseries Ltd.

Apple "Elstar"

Regular price $46.26 CAD
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Order fulfilment occurs after harvest between April 1st - April 30th


Honeyed -Sweet/Sharp

    This apple was developed in the Netherlands in the 1950s and has become a widely, and commercially grown varietal in Europe.  The Elstar is a large, dessert apple, that has a honey-like sweetness, with a well-balanced acidity.  This varietal produces an apple with an intensely red colouration over top of a scantly visible golden-yellow background.  The skin is also marbled and glossy.  The apple has moderate crispness.  This is primarily a fresh eating apple, however has been picked up by some cider-makers due to its well-balanced flavour style.  Crops Heavy.

Zone Hardiness: 5 (Map link)

Picking Season: Early October

Storage: 3-4 month 

Pollination Group: III (Compatible with II and IV) (Chart) (Diploid, Self Sterile)

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