Inside, they have off-white crisp, juicy flesh. The taste is sweet. Some feel the flavour has hints of grapes and pears.
The tree is very hardy, down to -40 F / C.
Can only be stored for about three weeks.
Sunrise Apples were developed from a cross between McIntosh and Golden Delicious apples and another apple, done by Agriculture Canada’s Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre in Summerland, British Columbia.
Cline, John A. Cultivar Profiles: Sunrise Apple. Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs. 27 August 1999.