Similarity to its parent Northern Spy. Creamy flesh color and long keeping quality, but it has a fuller flavor, is hardier, and redder and less troubled by scab. Bright scarlet stripes and flush. Sweet, juicy melting flesh; definite flavor of raspberries. Quality very high. Aromatic, juicy and crisp.
- Species: Malus domestica
- Parentage: Seedling of Northern Spy
- Originates from: Ottawa, Canada
- Introduced: 1912
- Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1891
- UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1930-044
Relationships to other varieties
Parents and other ancestors of this variety:
- Northern Spy (parent)
Sandow identification photos from official fruit collections
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Sandow identification photos from website visitors
Fruit tree register
Do you have a tree of this variety in your garden or orchard? If so please register the details here and contribute to our international register of fruit trees.
The following Sandow trees have been registered - click the name to view more details of each tree.
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- Brian Van Erem in GREEN BAY, WI
- Michelle Smith in SKYE GLEN, NOVA SCOTIA
- Paula Reinbold in RUSH, COLORADO
- Erik Nordenson in COBOURG, ONTARIO
Latest Spring blossom records for this variety
- 20th May 2013 - tree owned by Brian in GREEN BAY, United States