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.
Sorry we have not been able to produce any trees of this variety this season.
We may still be able to propagate it to order for you. Please contact us for more details.
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.
Idared was developed at the Idaho Agricultural Experimental Station, 1930s. It is a cross between Jonathan and Wagener.
All our trees are grown in the UK.