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Apple trees
Red Falstaff

Red Falstaff is one of the best garden apple trees, heavy crops, easy to grow, and very juicy.
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Apple trees
Red Falstaff
Picking seasonLate
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
Flavour qualityGood
WildlifeRHS perfect for pollinators
Flavour style (apples)Sweet/Sharp
Food usesEating fresh
Juice
Discoloration of fruitOxidising
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Growing


Apple trees
Red Falstaff
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
VigourAverage vigour
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Problems


Apple trees
Red Falstaff
Disease resistanceAverage
ScabSome susceptibility
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Climate


Apple trees
Red Falstaff
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Frost resistance of blossomGood resistance
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Identification


Apple trees
Red Falstaff
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1950 - 1999
Flower colourPink - light
Leaf colourGreen
Fruit colourRed
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