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Apple : SANSA Semi-Dwarf (G969)


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This fine, early season, dessert apple was developed in Japan, combining some of the best features of both it's parents - Gala and Akane. Beautiful, bright red, conical fruit with crisp, juicy, creamy yellow flesh delivers the desirable Gala flavour, with significant scab and fireblight resistance coming through from the Akane side. We are offering Sansa on our largest rootstock as it is known for being a less vigorous growing tree. This translates to 'less pruning required'. Select Sansa for sweet snacking in sunny September..


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Pollenator definitions
Some trees and many berry plants are SELF-FERTILE ̶means the insect pollinators or even the wind can pollinate the blossoms without the need of a second tree.
NEEDS A POLLENIZER ̶ means another tree of the same type or kind but a different variety must be blooming nearby at the same time.
EXAMPLE A Liberty apple and a Wealthy apple can cross-pollinate. Two trees of the same variety ie: ̶ 2 Wealthy apples, cannot cross pollinate because they are genetically identical.
Other trees are marked as SEMI-FERTILE. These will set fruit without a second tree. However they will often bear more, and sometimes larger fruit if another variety of the same kind of tree is nearby.
You can select 2 different trees of the same kind marked as NEEDS A POLLENIZER or plant one of those along with one SELF-FERTILE or one SEMI-FERTILE. Also consider ripening times ̶ a Goldrush apple might not start blooming before a Pristine is finished.

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