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Similkameen Nurseries Ltd.

Apple "Lyman's Large Summer"

Regular price $46.26 CAD
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Rootstock Descriptions and Information

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

Lyman's Large (Yellow) Summer

Heritage American Dessert Apple

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

Fresh, Culinary

Sweet, Well-Balanced, Juicy

Physical Attributes:
  • Shape: Large, round, flattened.
  • Skin: Green with some yellow halos, and sometimes a burnished copper on the sun-side
  • Flesh: Crisp when fresh, yellowish, juicy

          A well-balanced, sweet and mildly tart early eating apple.

Neat History:

          In 1844, an S. Lyman of Middlefield, CT introduced an apple under the name “Large Yellow Summer,” of a similar time that a James Dougall of Amherstburg, ON presented a similar fruit at a fair in 1847. Thought to be lost, but accidentally planted and identified in Maine in 1941.

Growing Attributes:
  • Precocity: Late
  • Vigour: Average
  • Disease Tolerance: N/A
  • Zone Hardiness: 4 (Map Link)
  • Pollination Group: IV (Chart) (Diploid, Self-Sterile)
  • Cropping: Regular
  • Picking Season: August
  • Storage: Short
  • Special Care: Tip Bearing, long drooping branches


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