Ellison's Orange Apple
Malus domestica 'Ellison's Orange'
Still a favorite of English organic growers because of its outstanding flavor, heavy cropping and resistance to scab. The sweet/tart, anise-like, crisp, juicy and aromatic flavor make it a great choice for the organic orchard. Bred as a Cox's Orange Pippin X Calville Blanc in Lincolnshire, England about 1904. It has a soft orange background with unusual red stripes.
Somewhat prone to biennial bearing; thin early heavy crops completely to avoid the subsequent exhaustion this tree can experience. A little extra care goes a long way! Ripens early-midseason.
USDA Zone: 4-9
Grow Height: 11' (Dwarf)
Sun: Full Sun
Ripening Time: September
Pollination: Needs a Pollinizer
Dwarf Rootstock: M26
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