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Fruit tree comparisons


Apple tree
Idared

A popular and versatile apple, especially good for juicing, and an exceptional keeper.
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Growing


Apple tree
Idared
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group2
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
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Using


Apple tree
Idared
Picking seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
Culinary
Juice
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
Flavor style (apples)Sweet/Sharp
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Disease resistance


Apple tree
Idared
General resistanceAverage
FireblightSome susceptibility
Cedar apple rustSome susceptibility
MildewSome susceptibility
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Climate


Apple tree
Idared
Cold hardiness (USDA)(5) -20F / -29C
Summer maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
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Identification


Apple tree
Idared
Country of originUnited States
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colorRed
AwardsRHS AGM (former)
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