July Red apple
Very attractive, large, red fruit. Strongly scented with vinous or loganberry flavor; sweet, soft, juicy, white flesh.
- Species: Malus domestica
- Parentage: (Petrel x Early McIntosh) x Melba (Williams x Starr)
- Originates from: New Brunswick, NJ, United States
- Introduced: 1962
- Developed by: G.W. Schneider, New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
- Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1759
- UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1974-061
- Harvest period: Very early season
- Use / keeping: 1 week
- Flowering period: Mid season
- Flowering group: 3
- Cedar apple rust - Some susceptibility
Relationships to other varieties
Parents and other ancestors of this variety:
Offspring of this variety:
References and further reading about this variety
- Virginia Cooperative Extension 1995 Apple Variety Evaluations
Author: Richard P. Marini, Extension Specialist, Horticulture, Virginia Tech
- Cedar-Apple Rust
Author: Stephen Vann, University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture (FSA7538)
Rated as susceptible - control usually needed where CAR is prevalent.
July Red identification photos from official fruit collections
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July Red identification photos from website visitors
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