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An ancient apple esteemed through the centuries for its decorative qualities.
Origin: France, 1628
Pollination: Api is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.
History and description of Api
Api is a very old variety possibly originating from the ancient Forest of Api in Brittany, France.
First recorded by Le Lectier in France 1628. Highly regarded as a decorative apple. Grown in
Europe, particularly France, from the 17th Century onwards. Grown in North America, where it was
known as Lady Apple, in the 19th Century. Still grown on a small scale in France and USA.
Small, flat-round fruit. Bright red flush over a yellow skin. Crisp, juicy, white flesh. Sweet,
Compact, upright tree. Heavy cropper but slow to bear with a biennial tendency. Fruit hangs well on
the tree. Attractive blossom.