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Tree comparisons



Apple trees
Elstar

Elstar is an attractive apple with a well-balanced honeyed flavor.
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Using


Apple trees
Elstar
Picking seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
Flavor style (apples)Sweet/Sharp
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
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Growing


Apple trees
Elstar
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group3
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
VigourVigorous
PrecocityPrecocious
Bearing regularityBiennial tendency
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Disease resistance


Apple trees
Elstar
General resistancePoor
ScabSome susceptibility
MildewSome susceptibility
FireblightSome susceptibility
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Climate


Apple trees
Elstar
Cold hardiness (USDA)(5) -20F / -29C
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F)
Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F)
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Identification


Apple trees
Elstar
Country of originNetherlands
Period of origin1950 - 1999
Fruit colorOrange flush
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
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