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Santana apple trees

Malus domestica
Santana has received the RHS Award of Garden MeritSantana is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Picking season: Late
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 4
  • Awards: RHS AGM (current) 2014
Santana is a good quality disease-resistant apple, notable for low levels of allergenic compounds.
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Santana apple trees for sale

Sorry we have not produced any trees of this variety this season.

Delivery charges

Delivery for a single tree starts at £9.95. It is calculated when you add trees to your basket, based on your postcode.

Santana is a high quality attractive modern red apple, similar to Elstar, to which it is distantly related. It has a good balanced flavor, with a slightly vinous note. Like many modern apple varieties it incorporates natural resistance to scab.

Santana was developed specifically to have very low levels of the natural compounds that can cause oral allergic reactions to apples in some people.

How to grow

Santana is generally easy to grow, and has good resistance to scab and canker.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.


Santana was developed at the University of Wageningen, Netherlands.

Santana characteristics


  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group4
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climates


  • Picking seasonLate
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
  • Food usesEating fresh


  • Disease resistanceGood


  • Country of originNetherlands
  • Period of origin1950 - 1999
  • Blossom colourWhite
  • Fruit colourRed
  • AwardsRHS AGM (current)