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Similkameen Nurseries Ltd.

Apple "Idared"

Regular price $41.50 CAD
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Idared

American Snacking and Pie Apple

            [Acid-medium/high; Sugar-medium; Tannin-low]

Fresh, Culinary, Juice

Sprightly, Sweet

 

Physical Attributes:
  • Shape: Medium-large, flattish round
  • Skin: Greenish base with a thick, bright red skin. Waxy when ripe; bruises easily
  • Flesh: Pale yellow with rosy tint. Fine-grained and firm
Flavour:

          Sprightly, tangy, moderately acidic, somewhat mild. Produces beautiful, red-coloured sauce and juice. Intense apple flavour but it diminishes with storage.

Neat History:

          Developed by Leif Verner in 1935, released by University of Idaho in 1942. Cross of Jonathan x Wagener. It is one of the fifteen most popular apple cultivars in the United States of America.

Growing Attributes:
  • Precocity: Early
  • Vigour: Moderate
  • Disease Tolerance: Moderate
  • Zone Hardiness: 3 (Map link) prefers cooler summers
  • Pollination Group: II (Chart) (Diploid, Self-Sterile)
  • Cropping: Annual, light crop
  • Picking Season: Late October
  • Storage: 6 months
  • Special Care: Blossoms have some frost resistance. Spur-bearing

 

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