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botanical name:
Malus domestica 'Sunset'
Malus domestica 'Sunset' © Deeproot Plant Base    view larger image
common name:  Orchard Apple
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 8.00m
width: 8.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: red
stem/bark: brown
main season: Autumn
edible symbol edible
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Medium sized dessert apple of good flavour, golden flushed with orange-red. Self fertile.
Similar to Malus domestica 'Cox's Orange Pippin' but reputedly easier to grow.

Moderately fertile, well drained soil, preferably in full sun.
Harvest fruit in October.
Size depends on the grafting rootstock.
Self fertile, pollination group C.

By grafting.

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