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July Red apple

Last updated 01 Jan 2014.

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Current rating: 5.0 out of 5. Total votes cast: 2
 

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20 Jun 2012 
I used to enjoy July Red apples in Ontario as a child. (OK 30 + years ago) Last year in Nova Scotia I saw some apples called July Red and pounced on them! However, they did not have the same taste at all. I was very disappointed. Would you have any kind of explanation for the difference?



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Very attractive, large, red fruit. Strongly scented with vinous or loganberry flavor; sweet, soft, juicy, white flesh.

July Red phototape

Origins

  • 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

Using

  • Harvest period: Very early season
  • Use / keeping: 1 week

Growing

  • Flowering period: Mid season
  • Flowering group: 3

Diseases

  • 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  1995
    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

UK National Fruit Collection

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July Red identification photos from website visitors


July Red
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