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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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SUNRISE

Synonym: None

Parentage: (McIntosh x Golden Delicious) x PCF-3-120

Color: Pink or red over yellow

Harvest: July 25 to August 6; multiple pickings

Fruit: Small to medium sized, oblate, and regular shaped. Cavity is somewhat open, shallow and may be ribbed. The stem is short to medium, generally thick and green colored; basin is open and slightly ribbed. The fruit are attractive and generally color well under high temperatures; best color is associated with good light exposure. Flesh is moderately firm, crisp and juicy. Flavor is acidic to mildly acid at maturity with only slightly detectable sweetness. Subject to stem-end russet that is generally smooth and not objectionable. Stores for up to 4 weeks in regular storage; shelf life is 3 to 4 days. Highly susceptible to bitter rot and moderately susceptible to scab.  Highly susceptible to tarnished plant bug.  Moderately susceptible to plum curculio.  Low susceptibility to codling moth, oriental fruit moth, tufted apple bud moth and redbanded leafroller.

Tree: Precocious but only moderately productive; crops annually. Blooms somewhat early. Moderately vigorous and spurry; canopy spreads nicely with cropping. Good tolerance to powdery mildew, cedar apple rust, and fire blight.  Low susceptibility to rosy apple aphid and European red mite.  Moderately susceptible to Japanese beetle, spotted tentiform leafminer, and white apple leafhopper.

Market Potential: Limited: roadside stand

     

     


Last Modified: 3/27/2008
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