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Connel Red or Red Fireside Apple

Malus domestica 'Connel Red (Red Fireside)'
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Connel Red is a red sport of Fireside.  It has large, round, solid red fruit with has a sweet, mild and aromatic flavor like Fireside.  It is great for eating and cooking.  It stores well into the spring maintaining its crisp juicy texture.  It ripens in October and is a heavy annual producer.  Mid-season bloom.

Alternate Name:  Red Fireside

Connel Red is a patented red sport of Fireside apple, which was bred by the University of Minnesota.  It was  introduced in 1957 after being discovered in Wisconsin.

Height
12-15
Spread
10-15
Zone
3-5
Color
Bright red
Categories
Apple--- Hardy Varieties
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