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July Red apple

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

July Red identification photos

UK National Fruit Collection
UK National Fruit Collection
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  • July Red
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Visitor reviews

  • 20 Jun 2012  Pamela Hughes,  NOVA SCOTIA, Canada
    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?

Tree register

United States


  • 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

Parents and other ancestors of this variety

Offspring of this variety


  • Cedar apple rust  - Some susceptibility

Where to buy fresh fruit



  • Cedar-Apple Rust  
    Author: Stephen Vann, University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture (FSA7538)
    Rated as susceptible - control usually needed where CAR is prevalent.

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