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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

We don't have any registered trees for this variety yet.

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

Parents and other ancestors of this variety


Offspring of this variety


Diseases

  • Cedar apple rust  - Some susceptibility


Where to buy fresh fruit

No orchards have registered as growing this variety. If you grow this and want to register please go to our Orchard Registration form.



References

  • 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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