New Apple Cultivars: Ambrosia
Chance seedling discovered in B.C. in the early 1980's. The apple is owned by Wilfred and Sally Mennell, Cawston, B.C. A good-quality bicolour apple ripening in Delicious season. Assigned to Okanagan Plant Improvement Co., Canada.
Fruit: medium to large size; attractive; crisp; sweet; low acid; very juicy; distinct, pleasant aroma; mild flavour. Ambrosia stores well in Standard CA for 6 to 7 months. It has a fairly narrow picking window if it is to be held in long term CA storage.
Tree: spur type, upright growth. Limbs should be tied down early in the life of the tree.
Brooks and Olma, Register of New Fruit & Nut Varieties
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