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Connell Red apple

Very productive, very hardy, large dark red high quality eating apple. Connell Red is a gorgeous Fireside type. A good late keeping apple for northern areas.

USDA identification images for Connell Red

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.


    Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.

    Visitor reviews

    • 17 Sep 2017  ND, United States
      Connell Red is a great apple. Our tree produces an abundance of sweet large red apples. They are excellent for eating and cooking. They're our favorite for fall eating.
    • 14 Jul 2012  ND, United States
      This is our favorite apple. Large, nicely formed, a complex sweet flavor. Very crisp. It makes a good cider and a nice pie.
    • 20 Nov 2011  WISCONSIN/JACKSON, United States
      The Connell Red is sweet like a Delicious apple, but more flavorful and less mealy. It keeps well and cooks well. It is my favorite.

    Tree register

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    Spring blossom records for this variety

    2019 season

    • 12th June  2019  - tree owned by Steven in Skandia, United States

    2017 season

    • 6th June  2017  - tree owned by Steven in Skandia, United States

    2012 season

    • 20th April  2012  - tree owned by Chuck in Worthington, United States

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    Harvest records for this variety

    2015 season

    • 4th week September  2015  - tree owned by Steven in Skandia, United States

    Origins

    • Species: Malus domestica
    • Parentage: Bud mutation of Fireside

    Where to buy fresh fruit

    The following orchards grow Connell Red:

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