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Similkameen Nurseries Ltd.

Apple "Orin"

Regular price $44.06 CAD
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Rootstock Descriptions and Information

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


King of the Apples

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

Fresh, Culinary, Juice

Sweet, Aromatic, Subacid

Physical Attributes:
  • Shape: Medium sized, oblong
  • Skin: Pale lime green-yellow, sometimes blushed, and somewhat prominent white lenticels
  • Flesh: Pale yellow, quite crisp and fine-grained

          Aromatic and fragrant, pear-like, pineapple, and honeyed flavours. Needs good growing conditions, otherwise it'll taste flavourless.

Neat History

          This apple was part of the same experiment as the Mutsu (Golden Delicious x Indo, 1952 Aomori, Japan), but ended with a completely different, and excellent result. 王林 is the Japanese name, which translates as Orin, and can be interpreted as King of the Apples (trees).

Growing Attributes:
  • Precocity: Average
  • Vigour: Average
  • Disease Tolerance: Average
  • Zone Hardiness: 3-4 (Map link)
  • Pollination Group: II (Chart) (Triploid, Self-Sterile)
  • Cropping: Annual
  • Picking Season: Mid October
  • Storage: 3-4 months
  • Special Care: Susceptible to brown rot


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