Alaska Pioneer Fruit Growers Association

Joe Orsi’s Summer Apple List

February 9, 1993
Joe Orsi’s Summer Apple List

Table l.–Some early ripening “summer apple” varieties suitable for trials in Southeast Alaska (Orsi 10/92).

  1Variety Parentage Origin 2Bears Sitka Exper. Station
Tested Fruited
1 Adanac Battleford, Open Pollinated J-MA    
2 Almata Beautiful Arcade ´ Fluke 38 Crab LA    
3 Beacon Malinda ´ Wealthy MN 1936 LA    
4 Breaky Calvilie Rouge Seedling Canada 1960 MA    
5 Carroll Melba ´ Moscow Pear Seedling LJ-MA    
6 Coles Quince ME 1849 Sum    
7 Crimson Beauty Famuse Family   LJ-MA    
8 Discovery Beauty of Bath ´ England 1900’s MA    
9 Duchess of Oldenburg Russia 1800 MA ´  
10 Dyer France 1700 Sum    
11 Early Harvest US 1700 J ´ ?
12 Early Joe NY 1800 LJ    
13 Early McIntosh Ontario 1800 EA    
14 Geneva Early July Red ´ Quinte NY 1982 EA    
15 Golden Sweet CT 1832 Sum ´ ´
16 Goodland Patten Greenling Seedling Manitoba 1946 LA    
17 Hazen Duchess ´ Starking Delicious LA    
18 Heyer 20 Saskatchewan LA    
19 High Top Sweet MA 1822 A    
20 Hyslop Crab ?????A ´ ´
21 Iowa Beauty LJ-MA ´  
22 Irish Peach Irish Seedling ´ Yellow Trans. Ireland 1800 LJ-MA    
23 Jerseymac NJ 24 ´ July Red NJ 1971 MA    
24 July Red NJ 1962 EA    
25 Keswick’s Codlin England ?????A ´ ´
26 Lodi Montgomery ´ Yellow Trans. NY 1911 EA    
27 Liveland Raspberry Early Russian LJ-MA ´ ´
28 Lowland Raspberry Liveland Raspberry ´ PI 143181 Russia 1860 MA    
29 Lymanns Large Summer CT 1847 MA    
30 Mantet McIntosh ´ Tetofsky Manitoba 1929 MA    
31 Morden 359 Wealthy ´ Melba Manitoba LA    
32 Morden 363 Haralson ´ Melba Manitoba LA    
33 New Summer Scarlet US 1955 MA    
34 Norland Melba ´ Rescue MA    
35 Oregon Crab Malus diversifolia ?????A ´ ´
36 Oriole Liveland Raspberry ´ Yellow Trans. MN 1949 LJ-MA    
37 Parantene Gravenstein ´ Yellow Trans. MA    
38 Parkland Canada LA    
39 Patton Sum    
40 Primate NY 1840 MA ´  
41 Quinte Crimson Beauty ´ Melba EA    
42 Raritan Melba X Sonora ´ Mel X Williams´Starr NJ 1966 LA    
43 Red Astrachan Russia 1816 MA ´  
44 Red June NC 1848 LA ´  
45 Red Melba Liveland Raspberry ´ McIntosh Ottowa 1909 LA    
46 Red Sumbo Sport of Summer Rambo IN 1930 Sum    
47 Redfree A    
48 Rescue Apple-Crab Seedling of Blushed Calville LJ-MA    
49 Rosethern 15 Saskatchewan EA    
50 Rosethern 18 Saskatchewan LA    
51 Siberian Crab Malus baccata Russia’ ?????A ´ ´
52 Sops of Wine England 1832 MA ´  
53 Starr NJ 1865 LA    
54 State Fair Mantet ´ Oriole MN 1979 LJ-MA    
55 Summer Rambo France 1500’s EA    
56 Summerred Golden Delicious ´ McIntosh BC 1964 ?????A    
57 Sweet Bough US 1817 EA ´  
58 Sylvan Sweet ?????A ´ ´
59 Tetovsky Russia LJ-MA ´ ´
60 Transcendent Crab Siberian Variety ?????A ´ ´
61 Vista Bella NJ 1974 EA    
62 Westland Dr. Bill ´ Heyer Canada MA    
63 Whitney Crabapple A ´ ´
64 Williams MA 1750 LA    
65 William’s Pride EA    
66 Wynooche NY 1967 LA    
67 Yellow Transparent Russia 1870 EA ´ ´

 

  1. Underlined variety indicates some resistance to scab.

 

  1. Sum=Summer, J=July, A=August, E=early, M=mid, and L=late