An attractive, highly disease-resistant apple, ideal for organic growers.
Arlet Apple Scionwood (Spring 2023)
An excellent dessert apple from Switzerland. Also known as Swiss Gourmet™.
This tree is very productive with good fireblight resistance. It is, however, susceptible to scab, powdery mildew, and cedar-apple rust. Arlet is very cold hardy, and it requires thinning to maintain annual productivity.
Arlet, more commonly called Swiss Gourmet in the United States, is a Swiss cross of Golden Delicious and Idared that has inherited the excellent storage quality of its parents. The medium-sized fruit is red over a yellow background, with a yellowish flesh. Its fine, sweet flavor is a complex balance of acids and sugars and it will hold in storage for about three months. This apple is good for fresh eating and baking.
Arlet was developed by Berhard Krapf at the Switzerland Research Station in the late 1950s. It was patented in 1989.
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Subcategory: Cold-Hardy, Hot-Climate
Fruit Uses & Storage
Uses: fresh eating, baking
Storage duration: one to three months (approximate, depending on storage conditions)
Skin color: red
Flesh color: yellow
Parentage: Golden Delicious x Idared
Origin: Wadenswil, Switzerland
Introduced in: 1989
Introduced by: Bernhard Krapf, Switzerland Research Station
Calendar & Geography
USDA zones: 4 - 8
Chill hours: Not yet determined
Ripening date: Sep 22 (approximate, in New York State) + 7 days after McIntosh
Diseases & Pests
Apple Scab: Susceptible
Cedar-Apple Rust: Susceptible
Powdery Mildew: Susceptible
Bloom group: 2
Is it self-fertile? N
Is it fertile? N
This table shows the first few results from a full search for pollenizers of Arlet Apple. Please see our Pollenizer Search to run other queries and read how the application uses various factors. Also read more about fruit tree pollination.
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|White Winter Pearmain Apple||0|
|Virginia Crab Apple||0|
|Spitzenburg Esopus Apple||0|
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