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Apple tree
Suntan

An attractive English late-season dessert apple with excellent sweet-sharp aromatic flavors.
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Growing


Apple tree
Suntan
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group5
Pollinating othersPoor
PloidyTriploid
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
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Using


Apple tree
Suntan
Picking seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
Juice
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
Flavor style (apples)Aromatic
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Disease resistance


Apple tree
Suntan
General resistanceGood
CankerSome susceptibility
ScabVery resistant
MildewVery resistant
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Climate


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


Apple tree
Suntan
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1950 - 1999
Fruit colorOrange flush
Flesh colourCream
Fruit sizeLarge
AwardsRHS AGM (former)
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