• PGO-14 (SJC5791-01)
  • Javid Crab Apple

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    Origin: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec.
    Cultivar name: SJC5791-01
    Test Code: 76-560 R1A45 M. Hupehensis 57-91-01
    Tree characteristics: hardy, spreading, vigorous; leaves: mainly narrow elliptic, serrate, glossy on upperside, glabrous on both sides, apex acuminate, base cuneate, lenth : width ratio 2.0, petioles are 2.5 to 4.0 cm long, fall color is mostly bright orange-yellow to rusty orange, beautiful display of fall foliage.
    Flower characteristics: strong and pleasant fragrance, large, 5.0 cm in diameter; pedicel: red; petals: overlapping, conic with a crenate margin, medium red-purple on both sides over a white ground color; full bloom: third week of May (Frelighsburg, QC).
    Fruit characteristics: very small, 1.1 cm diameter, round to slightly oval, symmetric, no ribbing; basin: very shallow, narrow, calyx is not persistent; cavity: absent; stem: thin, very long; skin: smooth, waxy, thick, washed with dark red fading to orange-red over a greenish-yellow ground, inconspicuous lenticels; fruits persist beyond leaf fall.
    Other characteristics: diseases and pests resistant.
    Adaptation & availability: Good for Quebec and Eastern and Central Canada. A limited number of budwood is available from the breeder after signing a non-propagation agreement (only to universities and research stations).