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Description

Old-fashioned dessert apple. Laughs at bitter winters. Medium-size fruit is ideal fresh-eating and baking. Originates from Minnesota in 1943. Disease-resistant to cedar apple rust. Cold-hardy. Ripens in early October. Pollinator required: Choose another early or mid-blooming apple variety, like Honeycrisp, Stark® Jon-A-Red® Jonathan, or any Golden Delicious.

Characteristics

Bloom Color White
Fruit Color Red
Fruit Size Medium
Ripens/Harvest Early October
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Juicy, Sweet
Texture Firm
Years to Bear 2 - 5
Zone Range 3 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 3 - 8
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The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

Pollination

This variety requires another one for adequate pollination.

Cross-pollination by a different variety is key to its growing and bearing success. Plant a pollinator within 50' for best pollination.

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Why discontinue Fireside? Most comparable?
Suzy N on Jan 19, 2020
BEST ANSWER: We appreciate you reaching out to us. Our offerings change from season to season for many reasons. It could have been that we didn't have a source for bud wood to graft or there was no demand for this variety.

If you have any further questions please don't hesitate to reach back out to us. Have a great day!

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