Developed in the Netherlands in 1973 as a cross between the varieties Ingrid Marie and Golden Delicious. Elstar is well known to be heavy cropping with fruit that develop a red flush with stripes and to keep well, and can be eaten from October to December. Flavour is sweetly intense with honey notes. Plant in full sun and fertile moist soil, Pollination group 3.
The final height of 'Elstar' on the MM106 root stock will be 3-4m