An excellent, scab-immune dessert apple.
SunCrisp® Apple Scionwood (Spring 2023)
A reliable, high-quality Cox's Orange Pippin progeny. Also known as NJ 55.
SunCrisp® is a vigorous, upright, and precocious tree. Resistant to scab but susceptible to cedar-apple rust and fireblight, this tree is very easy to grow in rust-free areas. It is also susceptible to blister spot, but this is a minor cosmetic problem that will be of concern only to commercial growers. SunCrisp® is naturally dwarfing and not spreading, making it a good choice for growers with limited space. Heavy crops will need thinning to maintain annual bearing.
This apple is a Cox's and Golden Delicious cross. It is a large apple, golden yellow with an attractive orange-red blush. Needless to say, the flesh is crisp and breaking. The flavor is an excellent blend of Golden Delicious sweetness and the complex acidity of Cox's. Storing well for up to six months, this apple continues to develop its flavor, and tasters find notes of aniseed and caramel as it matures. SunCrisp® is also an outstanding culinary apple.
SunCrisp® was developed by Dr. Fred Hough and the Rutgers University breeding program. Its pedigree includes Cox's Orange Pippin, Golden Delicious, and Cortland. The selection was made in 1971, and the cultivar was introduced in 1992.
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Fruit Uses & Storage
Uses: fresh eating, baking, storage, sauce
Storage duration: three plus months (approximate, depending on storage conditions)
Skin color: yellow
Flesh color: cream
Parentage: Golden Delicious x Cox's Orange Pippin X Cortland
Origin: New Jersey
Introduced in: 1992
Introduced by: Dr. Fred Hough; Rutgers University
Calendar & Geography
USDA zones: 5 - 8
Chill hours: Not yet determined
Ripening date: Oct 20 (approximate, in New York State) + 35 days after McIntosh
Diseases & Pests
Apple Blister Spot: Susceptible
Apple Scab: Resistant
Cedar-Apple Rust: Susceptible
Bloom group: 3
Is it self-fertile? N
Is it fertile? Y
This table shows the first few results from a full search for pollenizers of SunCrisp® 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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|Frequin Rouge Apple||0|
|St. Edmund's Russet Apple||0|
|Sturmer Pippin Apple||0|
|Harry Masters Jersey Apple||0|
|Northwest Greening Apple||0|
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