From the founding of Jamestown to the time of Washington and Jefferson, every plantation owner made cider, drank cider, and bragged about his cider.
Sunhigh is a large, 2.5-3" fruit. Medium thick skin with 75% to 100% full red color. Very firm, fine-grained, freestone flesh. Quite uniform in ripening without soft sutures. Usually harvested in two pickings. Excellent shipper. Hardy, upright tree becoming spreading. Numerous fruit buds require some thinning. Large showy, self-fruitful flowers. Very productive. Ripens around August 21. Developed from an open-pollinated seedling of Sun high.
- Late Summer - August