Norkent Apple

Norkent Apple

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Norkent Apple may be one of the best tasting hardy prairie apples that we can grow. It is sweet, crisp, aromatic apple with a pleasant apple/pear flavour. It is excellent for fresh eating but also good for cooking and juicing. This thick skinned apple averages 7-8cm in diameter and matures around mid September. It is a precocious apple and can bare apples as young as 3 years old. The apples can keep up to 3 months but is known to lose flavour as it ages. Originated at the Morden Research Station, Manitoba and was sent out with the Prairie Fruit Breeding Cooperative. Eventually making its home at the University of Alberta, Edmonton. 

Hardiness Zone: 2

Height at Maturity: 18 feet

Spread: 15 feet

Soil Preference: Well drained 

Light: Full sun

Pollination: Self-sterile (Needs another apple tree nearby for best pollination)  

Latin Name: Malus ‘Norkent’