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Apple trees
Sunset

Sunset is a popular garden alternative to Cox, easier to grow, with a sweet aromatic flavour.
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Growing


Apple trees
Sunset
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Mild damp climates
WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
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Using


Apple trees
Sunset
Picking seasonLate
Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
CroppingHeavy
Food usesEating fresh
Juice
Flavour style (apples)Aromatic
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Problems


Apple trees
Sunset
Disease resistanceGood
ScabSome susceptibility
CankerSome resistance
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Identification


Apple trees
Sunset
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colourOrange flush
AwardsRHS AGM (current)
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