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Fruit tree comparison - Elstar
Apple trees

Elstar

Elstar is an attractive apple with a well-balanced honeyed flavor.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill? Average
Cropping Heavy
Fertility? Not self-fertile
Flowering group? 3
Pollinating others? Average
Ploidy? Diploid
Vigour? Large
Precocity? Precocious
Bearing regularity? Biennial tendency
Slight.
Fruit bearing? Spur-bearer
Fruit persistence? Normal ripening

Using

Picking season? Late
Use / keeping? 1-2 months
Flavour quality? Very good
Flavour style Sweet/Sharp

Looking after

Overall disease resistance? Poor

Identification

Country of origin Netherlands
Period of origin 1950 - 1999
Fruit colour Orange flush
Blossom colour Pink - light
Leaf colour Green