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Connel Red Fireside Apple

Connel Red Fireside Apple

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Connel Red or Red Fireside Apple

Malus domestica 'Connel Red (Red Fireside)'

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


12-15 Feet



10-15 Feet


Hardiness Zone


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Item # Description Price
2160 Connel Red Apple on Semi-Standard (EMLA 111) root - Medium 7/16-1/2" caliper grade (FFT) $28.49 Add to Cart

Malus domestica 'Connel Red (Red Fireside)'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Connel Red performs like Fireside.  It is a weepy tip bearer.  Resistant to cedar apple rust, but susceptible to scab and fire blight.


A Little History about Connel Red or Red Fireside Apple

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.