Idared is an attractive late-season American apple, with a mild flavour, useful for both eating fresh and cooking.
Idared is also an excellent apple for juicing, a quality which is inherited by Fiesta, one of its descendants.
Idared has exceptional keeping qualities, and can be stored in a domestic fridge for at least 6 months.
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Delivery period: Pot-grown trees can be delivered from September onwards. Bare-root trees can be delivered from mid-November onwards. Within those periods you can specify your preferred month of delivery during the checkout process. It is best to order as soon as you can to ensure items are reserved for you.
*Mature size: Height shown is the approximate height of the tree when mature (after 5-10 years), not the height when supplied. See photos of trees as supplied. Actual mature heights may vary considerably dependent on your local conditions and training and pruning regime - see our Tree Height Calculator.
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Idared is in flowering group 2. Idared is self-sterile and needs to be pollinated by another tree of a different variety nearby.
Idared has some susceptibility to mildew but is generally an easy variety to grow, but is likely to do better in the drier eastern side of the UK.
It is fairly precocious and usually a heavy-cropper.
The blossom has some frost-resistance.
Developed at the Idaho Agricultural Experimental Station, 1930s. Idared is a cross between Jonathan and Wagener.
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