Monty's Surprise® Apple

 

MONTY'S SURPRISE® dwarf apple tree.

 

 (Variety- chance seedling selection)


Exclusive to PlantNet®...

Available through selected retail stockists in VIC, SA and WA as potted fruit trees and bare root trees in winter from NSW, VIC, TAS and SA stockists and our online shop.(Not available to customers in WA or TAS through the online shop due to quarantine restrictions)

 

 

An Apple a day really does keep the doctor away!


This special Apple has been selected by PlantNet® from scientific research reports that proves that it has some of the highest flavonoids and antioxidant levels both in in the skin and flesh of any variety of apple found in the world (many times higher). High micronutrient levels exist in this special apple variety also.

It has been reported by health organisation's around the world that high levels of these naturally occurring compounds are beneficial to the human body in assisting the immune system to help fight obesity, sickness and disease.

This variety also has extra large fruit size- up to 120mm in diameter and 400 grams in weight and is a crisp, good eating apple. This an ideal apple for juicing, so you get the most out of the flavonoids contained within, also good for use in apple pies and a fantastic cooking apple.

Monty's Surprise is grafted onto a dwarfing rootstock with the tree growing 2.0m - 2.5m which makes it great for smaller gardens, pots and tubs.

It is suited to medium to high chill growing areas.

Pollinators (Pinkabelle, Leprechaun, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious and Gala)

Grafted on to a dwarf rootstock.

 

Monty’s Surprise® Facts

The chemical analysis of over 250 apple varieties has identified this unique New Zealand seedling - the Monty's Surprise apple. Testing conducted at the French National Institute for Health and Medical Research in Strasbourg 2007 and 2008 and Food Science Australia (part of CSIRO) on this variety, it has shown its potent effectiveness in assisting the human body to fight disease. We believe that this apple is the best apple currently in the world for human health, and can be eaten as a preventative measure to help the bodies immune system reduce the incidence of disease in the human body.

 

Quercetin flavonoid comparisons in fruit are below.

 

 

SKIN mg/cm2

FLESH mg/g FW

MONTY’S SURPRISE apple

0.4

0.02

PACIFIC ROSE apple (Gala x Splendour)

0.11

0.0041

Grape Red

 

0.0053

Grape Fruit yellow

 

0.005

Grape Fruit pink

 

0.0033

Blood orange

 

0

Blueberry

 

0.14

 

Procyanidins (strong anti oxidants) level comparisons of fruit .

 

 

SKIN mg/cm2

FLESH mg/g FW

MONTY’S SURPRISE apple

0.7

0.14

PACIFIC ROSE apple (Gala x Splendour)

0.23

0.3

Grape Red

 

0.0004

Grape Fruit yellow

 

0

Grape Fruit pink

 

0

Blood orange

 

0.054

Blueberry

 

0.05


 

 

 Click the Image below for scientific research completed by Central Trees Crop Research New Zealand, French National Institute for Health and Medical Research in Strasbourg and CSIRO Australia.

 

   

 

Not recommended for coastal QLD and Northern NSW as winters are not cold enough to produce fruit.