Rockit are small, bi-coloured apples with a small core.
Rockit apples are sold in fibreboard or clear plastic tubes like tennis balls, 3 to 6 per tube.
Good Fruit Guide Rating: ****
Names: PremA96; Rockit; Baby Rockit
Origin: Plant & Food Research and Prevar in Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand developed the variety through cross breeding. Its original name was PremA96, with the name Rockit being given as a club variety by Havelock North Fruit Company for licencing and marketing purposes. The variety was specifically bred to produce small size fruit with good internal quality characteristics: ideal as a snack.
Grown in: New Zealand, Australia, UK, Belgium, Italy, Germany, France, USA.
- September: UK, Belgium, Italy, Germany, France, USA
- March: New Zealand, Australia
Availability: Sales of Rockit in UK are as follows:
- January: Europe
- February: Europe
- March: Europe
- April: Europe
- May: Europe, New Zealand
- June: New Zealand
- July: New Zealand
- August: New Zealand
- September: Europe
- October: Europe
- November: Europe
- December: Europe