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Idared apple trees

Malus domestica
Idared
Idared is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Picking season: Late
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 2

Idared is a popular and attractive late-season apple, with a mild flavour, useful for both eating fresh and cooking, and very good for juicing.

Idared has exceptional keeping qualities, and can be stored in a domestic fridge for at least 6 months.

Bio / Organic  fruit trees

Idared organic apple trees - graft to order

  • 1Maidentree on M9 rootstock 24.95€
    Small tree (1.5m-2.5m after 10 years) Custom graft
  • 2Maidentree on M116 rootstock 24.95€
    Medium tree (2m-3.5m after 10 years) Custom graft
  • 3Maidentree on MM111 rootstock 24.95€
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years) Custom graft
  • 4Maidentree on Bittenfelder rootstock 24.95€
    Very large tree (5m-6m+ after 10 years) Custom graft
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Growing and Training

Idared has some susceptibility to fireblight and mildew but is generally an easy variety to grow. It is fairly precocious and usually a heavy-cropper.

The blossom has some frost-resistance.


Idared characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group2
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesWarm climates
  • Picking periodmid-October
  • Picking seasonLate
  • Season of use3 months or more
  • CroppingHeavy
  • Food usesEating freshCulinaryJuice
  • Disease resistanceAverage
  • MildewSome susceptibility
  • Fire blightSome susceptibility
  • Country of originUnited States
  • Period of origin1900 - 1949
  • Fruit colourRed