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Sansa Apple

Sansa Apple

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Sansa Apple

Malus domestica 'Sansa'

Sansa in a high quality dessert apple that ripens a week or so ahead of Gala. The bright red fruit is medium sized, with firm, white flesh and an excellent sweet, juicy, distinct flavor. It keeps well for an early apple.


10-14 Feet



8-12 Feet


Hardiness Zone


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171 Sansa Apple on Semi-Dwarf (EMLA 7) root, Extra Large 5/8" up caliper grade $29.99 Add to Cart

Malus domestica 'Sansa'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Sansa is only moderately vigorous, but is very productive. Thin it well for better size. It is a mid-season bloomer. Its leaves often show a chlorotic, light green veining look that is normal for the tree.

A Little History about Sansa Apple

Sansa is another of the Japanese introductions to the US, but the cross was made in New Zealand in 1961. It was introduced in the United States in 1986, but has never caught on commercially. However, it is a nice backyard variety.

Malus domestica 'Sansa' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Pollinizer needed
Thin early for size
Mid-season blooming
Fruit Characteristics
Medium size fruit
Growth Rate/Habit
Early to bear
Very productive
Spreading habit
Harvest Period
Early season
Other Attributes
Very juicy
Complex flavor
Very crisp
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Skill Required
Average skill
High dessert quality