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Red Devil apple trees

Malus domestica
Red Devil is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators

Red Devil is a mid-season eating apple with a sweet/sharp flavour. The apples sometimes have a slight strawberry-like flavour.

The flesh is white ... but the deep red skin colour usually bleeds into the flesh, staining it red just below the skin. 

Red Devil is a useful variety if you like making your own apple juice - it produces a very attractive pink juice, with a good balanced tangy flavour.

The dark pink spring blossom of Red Devil is also quite attractive.

Bio / Organic  fruit trees

Red Devil 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 MM111 rootstock 24.95€
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years) Custom graft
  • 3Maidentree on Bittenfelder rootstock 24.95€
    Very large tree (5m-6m+ after 10 years) Custom graft
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Growing and Training

Red Devil is easy to grow and generally reliable. Its excellent scab resistance makes it a good choice for areas with higher rainfall.

It is also self-fertile so no pollination partner is required.

Although arguably not a true red-flesh apple, it is a good introduction and far easier to grow than the full red or pink fleshed varieties.


Red Devil characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesMild damp climates
  • Picking periodmid-September
  • Picking seasonMid
  • Season of use2-3 weeks
  • CroppingHeavy
  • Food usesEating freshJuice Light pink juice
  • Disease resistanceGood
  • ScabSome resistance
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1950 - 1999
  • Flesh colourPink / Red Light pink flushed.