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Origin: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec.
Cultivar name: SJCA36R7A87
Test code: SJCA36R7A87
Tree characteristics: hardy, spreading, moderately vigorous; leaves: ovate to elliptic, serrate to sometimes double serrate, underside hairy, apex acuminate, base obtuse, length : width ratio 1.71, petioles 2.5 to 3.5 cm long.
Flower characteristics:
Fruit characteristics: medium size to large, average 177 g, round-conic to oblate, with slight ribbing; basin: narrow, medium depth to deep, crowned to wrinkled, slightly russeted; calyx: usually open, sometimes closed, small size, lobes are persistent and recurved, calyx tube is funnel-shaped; cavity: medium depth, russeted; stem: short to long, medium width, some of the fruits have flesh attaching to the stem on one side; core: in median position, partially open, with clasping core lines; carpels: 25 mm height, 12 mm width; skin: medium thick, 50 to 90 % covered with pinkish-red to dark red with some striping, with a low number of small to large lenticels and moderate bloom; flesh: moderately juicy, firm, creamy-white with a tinge of yellow, crisp, very slow to brown after cutting; flavor: aromatic, good, sweet; end use: very good for fresh eating; ripens September 22 (Frelighsburg, QC).
Post Harvest, storage: after 5.5 months in regular cold room: fruit is firm (pressure test: 6.56 kg) and still crisp, acidity is low (0.3015 %), soluble solids are average (12.4 %), juice is clear with small beige and yellow particles.
Other characteristics: Diseases and disorders: not susceptible to storage disorders, susceptible to apple scab.
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).