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Apple Tree 'Idared'

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Malus domestica 'Idared'

  • Eating Apple.
  • A bright and cheerful coloured apple with a juicy, sweet flavour.
  • Stores well.
  • Self-sterile.
  • M26 rootstock.

Supplied as a bare root tree pruned to approximately 3-4 ft (90-120cm) tall including roots.

Available from APPROXIMATELY late November / early December 2021

1 or more £21.00GBP each. Group & quantity discounts
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Pollinator Friendly

A good coloured juicy eating apple. Tasty, although a little sharp and mild flavour with good keeping qualities.  It has a firm white flesh.

This variety is very prolific and great for making apple sauce and pies and is usually harvested from September to October depending on the season.

Idared was developed at the University of Idaho in 1942.  It is a cross between Jonathan and Wagener and is one of the most popular apples in America.

  • Season of use November-March.
  • First introduced in 1942, USA.
  • Self-sterile - requires a pollinator (another apple).
  • Grown on M26 rootstock for an ultimate (un-pruned) height of 8-12ft (2.4-3.65m) but can easily be kept at a height of 6-8 feet (1.8-2.4m).

Recommended by the RHS to be an excellent attractant and nectar source for bees and other beneficial insects.

Recommended by the RHS to assist in encouraging bats into the garden as the flowers are likely to attract moths and other night-flying insects which bats love to eat!

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General Information

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Plant Passport Registration Number: GB-34265