Apple (Malus) 'Ida Red'

Ida Red Apple

Categories: Fruit Tree

'IdaRed' has a sweet-tart flavor and is very juicy and flavorful. It has a pinkish red color with a little striping. It can be used for all purposes and is commonly used in the commercial pie industry.


More About Apple (Malus) 'Ida Red'

  • 'Jonathan' x 'Wagener' Idaho Experimental Station, 1948

Idared is an excellent apple that is quite like Jonathan in flavor, but its flesh is crisp and white. It stores well and is one of the most dependable producers of large fruit. Blooms early, but ripens late. Excellent keeper, improves in storage.


Spacing:

10-20 Ft

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Apple (Malus) 'Ida Red' Characteristics

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Needs well drained soil

Bearing/Fruiting Time

  • Late season

Bloom Time

  • Early-mid season

Fruit Qualities

  • juicy
  • tart flavor
  • sweet

Fruiting Attributes

  • good for cider
  • medium size
  • good for eating
  • stores well/good keeper

Plant Size

  • Semi-dwarf (12-18')