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Melrose Apple

Malus domestica 'Melrose'
  • Summary
  • Hardiness Zone & More

Melrose is a popular apple in Ohio where is originated, but will grow well in all parts of the country where it is more humid and rainy. It is an excellent dessert quality apple with great keeping qualities. It resembles Jonathan in appearance, but ripens later in the season before Red Rome time. Can be used for all purposes.

Melrose was selected as a seedling of Red Delicious and Jonathan in Wooster, Ohio at the Experiment Station. It was introduced in 1944. Grandpa's friends in Ohio raved about Melrose and when he grew it Grandma liked it in the kitchen and for eating out of hand.

Height
12-16
Spread
10-14
Zone
5-8
Color
Dark red
Categories
Apple--- All Varieties
Tags
Late bloomingPollinizer neededMedium size fruitAverage vigorSpreading habitVery vigorous

Bloom Character
Fruit Characteristics
Growth Rate/Habit
Harvest Period
  Late fall
Other Attributes
Site Requirements
  Full Sun
Skill Required