Suntan MM106

Planted 2013, photo from 2017, still very small.

Medium-large fruit, gold-yellow flushed and striped orange-red. Flesh yellowish-cream. Firm and fairly juicy. Flesh rather coarsely textured, crisp.

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: Cox’s Orange Pippin x Court Pendu Plat
  • Originates from: England, United Kingdom
  • Introduced: 1955
  • Developed by: East Malling Research
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1937
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1980-084

Using

  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Flavour quality: Very good
  • Flavour style: Sweet/Sharp
  • Harvest period: Late season
  • Use / keeping: 2-3 weeks

Growing

  • Cropping: Good
  • Flowering period: Late season
  • Flowering group: 5
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Ploidy: Triploid
  • Pollinating others: Poor
  • Vigour: Slightly large

Info from https://www.orangepippin.com/apples/suntan