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Apple - Idared

Wonderful mid 20th century American variety, firm crisp and juicy with mouth-watering appearance and delicious flavour. Keeps well, heavy cropping and reliable, frost resistant. Can be used for cooking.

Season: November - March

Planting Distance: 4m (13ft)

Approximate Height: 3m (10ft) after 10 years

Instances of poor pollination are nearly always caused by bad weather at blossom time, limiting the activity of insects.

This apple tree is growing on a semi-dwarf rootstock, ideal for the average garden.

Apples need a sunny site and a neutral soil to crop well, a pH of 6.5 - 7.5 is ideal.