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Synonyms: Originally known as Jack's Number One.

Identification: Medium size, often irregularly shaped with noticeable angles. Yellowish green base colour, marked with a dense patterns of red stripes and a red blush on the sun-exposed face. The calyx is small and slightly open in a wide basin. The stem is long, moderately stout and set in a deep, funnel shaped cavity which can be lightly russeted.

Characteristics: The flesh is slightly greenish, somewhat coarse-grained and juicy.

Uses: Intended as a fresh-eating apple, but also good for cooking, especially for making apple pies.

Origins: Developed from an open-pollinated Battleford apple tree. Released in 1960 by John Lloyd's Fruit Nursery in Adanac, Saskatchewan (Canada).

Cultivation: Somewhat vigorous, roundish shape. Annual harvests. Tip bearer. Precocious. Moderately winter hardy (USDA Zone 3B) and a reliable, annual producer.

Ploidism: Diploid. Self sterile.

Notes: Adanac stands for Canada spelled backwards.

12 weeks

Cold storage: Keeps up to three months in cold storage.

Vulnerabilities: Resistance to blight is being questioned.

Harvest: Ready for harvest in the middle of the fourth period.

Harvest period: 4

Type(s): Cooking, Dessert, Eating, Pie