Place of breeding: Poland (AJAPPLE breeding group).

Origin: Hybrid of Sunrise x Delbarestivale.

Growth: slow, medium-dense conical crown, easy to form.

Pollinators: Idared, Najdared®, Geneva, Delikates, Evereste, Golden Hornet.

Pollinated cultivars: Boskoop, Elise®, Golden, Idared, Najdared®, Jonagold, Red Jonaprince®.

Fruiting: Sander starts fruiting early. It yields profusely and annually. Requires thinning of the buds. An important advantage of the variety is the possibility of 2/3 stage harvesting of the fruit, due to the alignment of the parameters of harvest maturity of apples throughout the tree crown.

Fruit: Medium size 70-80 mm, left for the second harvest, grows quickly. The shape of the apple is cylindrical. Smooth, light yellow peel covered with a striped carmine-orange blush. Tasty, firm, juicy. The fruit does not overripe on the tree and does not fall off. 

Harvest maturity: Mid-August, a few days later after the Piros variety.

Storage: cold store 1-2 months.

Resistance to frost: Medium.

Susceptibility to diseases: Scab - low, powdery mildew - low, bark and wood diseases - low




The apple variety Sander is legally protected on the territory of Poland on the basis of the decision of the Director of the Central Research Center for Cultivar Testing (COBORU) in Słupia Wielka granting the exclusive right to the variety under the provisions of the Act of June 26, 2003 on the legal protection of plant varieties (consolidated text Journal of Laws of 2016, item 843). more information >>>

In addition, the apple variety 'SANDER' is protected by an exclusive Community plant variety right under the decision of the Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO) in Angers, France (EU Decision No. 47068 of June 6, 2017) pursuant to the provisions of Council Regulation (EC) No 2100 / 94 of 27 July 1994 on the Community plant variety right (Official Journal L 227, 01/09/1994 P. 0001 - 0030) hereinafter also referred to as Regulation (EC) No 2100/94.

Legal protection for this variety expires on December 31, 2047 and is effective throughout the European Union.
The owners of the exclusive Community right to the 'SANDER' apple variety are Mr. Andrzej and Szymon Nowakowski. more information >>>