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Pollination group:

Scarlet Sentinel

Summary: A Mack-style, fresh-eating apple with columnar growth habit, bred at Canada's Summerland Research Station.

Origins: Developed by David Lane in 1986 at the Summerland Research Station in Summerland, British Columbia (Canada) by crossing Wijcik Spur McIntosh with Delicious. Wijcik Spur McIntosh is a mutation of McIntosh which grows in a central column, producing apples off short spurs along the main trunk. That trait has been passed on in the Scarlet Sentinel, with the clusters of apples growing in a narrow column.

Cultivation: Columnar growth habit. Produces annual crops. Tolerates Hardiness Zone 4.

Ploidism: Diploid. Self sterile.

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

Harvest period: 4

Type(s): Dessert

Hardiness Zone min: 4

Hardiness Zone max: 8

Pollination group: D

Pollination day: 14