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Sunrise



One of the best early apples with a very long season.

Origin: Canada, 1990

Pollination: Sunrise is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Sunrise apple trees for sale

ItemPriceQuantity
M27 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Very dwarfing) £17.50
M9 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Dwarfing) £17.50
M26 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Semi-dwarfing) £17.50
M26 rootstock 2 year Bush (Semi-dwarfing) £28.50
M26 rootstock 2 year Cordon (Semi-dwarfing) £26.50
MM106 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Semi-vigorous) £17.50 Sold-out
MM106 rootstock 2 year Espalier (2 Tier) (Semi-vigorous) £48.50
MM106 rootstock 2 year Half Standard (Semi-vigorous) £28.50
M25 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Very vigorous) £17.50

Orders placed now will be delivered in the winter planting season.


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History and description of Sunrise

Sunrise apple was bred from a McIntosh Red x Golden Delicious at Summerland Research Station in British Columbia, Canada in 1990. It is a bright red well shaped conical fruit. The white flesh is juicy and crisp with a good balance of sweetness and acidity. It is one of the best flavoured early apples. Unlike most early apples Sunrise hangs well and keeps well on the tree. As a result it has a very long picking season which can last from mid August to the end of September. It also crops well. It does however have the disadvantage of being susceptible to scab and therefore less suited for wetter parts of the UK.

Characteristics of Sunrise apple trees

UseDessert
ColourRed
FlavourTangy
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeLate Aug
Season of useAug-Sep
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingHeavy
Disease resistanceScab - Slightly susceptible
Suitable forNorthern Britain
Pollination date11
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners