Brookland

Lineage: Heyer 12 X Haralson
Introduced By: Alberta Special Crops and Horticultural Research Center, Brooks, AB
Date: 1980

Notes:
Fruitt 5-6cm, green with light red blush. White flesh fairly resistant to browning. Dessert and cooking. Keeps about 6 weeks. Manchester notes - Best topworked on a hardy rootstock. Fruit stands heavy frost. Casement notes - There are better apples, but this is hardy in Calgary. (Tested as PF 1.)
-Edible Apples in Prairie Canada

Originated with the Morden Research Station, Agriculture Canada, by Dr. C. R. Ure, for the Prairie Fruit Breeding Cooperative, selected as 17C-23-33 at the AHRC, Brooks, Alberta and tested as PF1, and released by the Morden Research Station, Agriculture Canada in 1980. The tree is moderately vigorous, compact round to spreading, and annually productive. It is hardy to Zone 2a and resistant to fire blight. The fruit is small-medium size, 5-6 cm (2-2 2 ") in diameter, oblate, and matures in late August to early September. The skin is thin, greenish base, blushed and lightly streaked or striped with light red. The flesh is whitish, somewhat coarse, but sweet but with good flavour. It is good for eating fresh and for cooking.
-Prairie Apple Cultivars, Peters

Prairie Fruit Genebank