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Redfree Apple

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Description

Top quality early apple. Fruit features smooth, glossy-red coloring with firm flesh and medium-grained, crisp texture. Sweet, sub-acid flavor ideal for fresh-eating. Start the apple season off strong! Originates from Lafayette, Indiana in 1971. Keeps for 2-3 months in proper storage. Disease-resistant to apple scab, cedar apple rust, fire blight, and mildew. Ripens early August. Pollinator required: Choose another early-mid blooming variety like with Stark® Lodi, Pristine, or Scarlet Surprise. Co-Op 13 cultivar

Characteristics

Bloom Color White
Fruit Color Red
Fruit Size Medium
Ripens/Harvest August
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Mildly Subacid
Texture Firm, Juicy, Crispy
Years to Bear 2 - 5
Zone Range 4 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 4 - 8
My Hardiness Zone ?
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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Stark Bro's Store
A good early ripening, disease resistant apple for my deer orchard.
Carson S on Feb 14, 2019
A good early ripening, disease resistant apple for my deer orchard.
Carson S on Feb 14, 2019
Does Jonafree pollinate Redfree?
JENNIFER L on Feb 24, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Hi, Jennifer. It does not; they are in different flowering groups.

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Apple cedar rust is an issue I must prepare for. This is the earliest ripening on my list.
March 7, 2019